ARTC 3100: Class Schedule Spring 2014

This is a Tentative Schedule and Subject to Change


Week  1

Mon 01/13

Due:

Topic:

  • Class Introduction

Assigned:

  • 2 Index Cards
  • 2 Zoetropes
  • 2 Flipbooks

Wed 01/15

Due

  • 2 Index Cards
  • 2 Zoetropes

Topic:

  • Animation in Photoshop
  • Work in Class
  • Critique Zoetropes

Assigned:

Week  2

Mon 01/20

Martin Luther King Day - No Class

Wed 01/22

Due:

  • 2 Flipbooks
  • Bouncing Ball

Topic:

  • Work in Class
  • Critique Flipbooks

    Critique Bouncing Ball

Assigned:

Week  3

Mon 01/27

Due:

Topic:

Assigned:

Wed 01/29

Due:

  • Bring Objects to Class

Topic:

  • Replacement Animation
  • In Class Group Project (Due at end of class)
  • Introduction to Adobe Bridge

Assigned:

  • Food Animation
Week  4

Mon 02/03

Due:

  • Bring Food: Hailey, Jenna, Patrick, Clovie, Nana, Ryan, Heather, Ben

Topic:

  • In Class Food Animation Part 01

Assigned:

Wed 02/05

Due:

  • Bring Food: Tyler, Sam, Jonathan, Jennifer, Allie, Ian, Megan, Brianna

Topic:

  • In Class Food Animation Part 02

Assigned:

Week  5

Mon 02/10

Due:

  • Bouncing Ball with Obstacles
  • Digital Name Slate
  • Scratch on Film
  • Object Animation

Topic:

  • Cut-Out Animation
  • Presentation: Jennifer & Tyler
  • Critique Bouncing Ball with Obstacles

    Critique Object Animation

Assigned:

Wed 02/12

Due:

  • Paper Cut Out Background
  • Paper Cut Out Puppet(s)

Topic:

  • Cut-Out Puppets
  • Sound Design
  • Rotoscoping Plan

Assigned:

  • Add sound design to one of the following [Food Animation, Object Animation, Bouncing Ball with Obstacles]
Week  6

Mon 02/17

Due:

  • Sound Designed Assignement

Topic:

  • Rotoscoping Introduction
  • Screening Scratch on Film

Assigned:

Wed 02/19

Due:

  • Cut-Out Animation with Sound

Topic:

Assigned:

Week  7

Mon 02/24

Due:

  • Rotoscope Tracings

Topic:

  • Sand Animation
  • In Class Photoshop Rotoscope
  • Presentation: Ian & Megan
  • Presentation: Jonathan & Clovie
  • Presentation: Patrick & Heather

Assigned:

Wed 02/26

Due:

Topic:

  • Pixelation
  • In Class Exercise

Assigned:

Week  8

Mon 03/03

Due:

  • Sand Animation

Topic:

  • Paint on Glass
  • Presentation: Jenna & Allie
  • Presentation: Sam & Brianna
  • Critique Sand Animation

Assigned:

Wed 03/05

Due:

Topic:

  • Pixelation Project in Class
  • Presentation: Ryan & Ben

Assigned:

Week  9

Mon 03/10

Spring Break - No Class

Wed 03/12

Spring Break - No Class

Week  10

Mon 03/17

Due:

Topic:

  • Animating Clay
  • Critique Paint on Glass

Assigned:

Wed 03/19

Due:

  • Pixelation Animation

Topic:

  • Puppet Pin Tool
  • Screening
  • Critique Pixelation Animation

Assigned:

  • After Effects Puppet Pin Animation
Week  11

Mon 03/24

Due:

  • Clay Animation

Topic:

  • Stopmotion Animation
  • How to build a Puppet
  • Critique Clay Animation

Assigned:

Wed 03/26

Due:

  • Bring Flashlights and Color Gels

Topic:

  • Light Painting

Assigned:

Week  12

Mon 03/31

Due:

  • Bring LightPainting Supplies
  • After Effects Puppet Pin

Topic:

  • In Class Light Painting
  • Rotoscope Design on Paper

    Critique AE Puppet Pin Animation

Assigned:

Wed 04/02

Due:

  • Final Project Proposal

Topic:

  • Storyboard/Visual Guide Presentation

    Critique Final Proposal

Assigned:

  • Storyboard/Visual Designs
Week  13

Mon 04/07

Due:

  • Rotoscope Animation
  • Light Painting Animation
  • Storyboards/Visual Designs

Topic:

  • After Effects: Green Screen
  • Critique Rotoscope

    Critique Light Painting

Assigned:

  • Reminder: Puppet animation due Wednesday

Wed 04/09

Due:

  • Puppet Animation

Topic:

    Critique Puppet Animation

Assigned:

  • Work on Final Project
Week  14

Mon 04/14

Due:

Topic:

Assigned:

  • Work on Credits & Title
  • Choose Filming Locations
  • Build Puppets, Design Backgrounds
  • Starting Recording Audio

Wed 04/16

Due:

  • Final 1/3 Complete

Topic:

    Graded Checkpoint 1/3

Assigned:

  • Short Animations that Inspire you
  •  
  • Start Filming and Animating
  • Edit audio track
Week  15

Mon 04/21

Due:

  • Animation Screening Links

Topic:

Assigned:

  • 2/3 of Final Animation
  • Animate and Film
  • Refine audio track

Wed 04/23

Due:

  • Final 2/3 Complete

Topic:

    Graded Checkpoint 2/3

Assigned:

  • Finish up Final Animation
  • Finalize audio track
  • Export test movies
Week  16

Mon 04/28

Due:

Topic:

Assigned:

  • Finish Final Animation
  • Prepare for Critique

Wed 04/30

Due:

  • Final Animation

Topic:

  • Classroom Cleanup
  • Final Critique

  • Attendance is Mandatory
  • Final will be graded

Assigned:

  • Edit Final Project based on class feedback
Week  17

Mon 05/05

Due:

Topic:

  • NO CLASS: EXAM WEEK

Assigned:

Wed 05/07

Due:

  • Final Animation Edits

Topic:

    EXAM CRITIQUE

  • Attendance is Mandatory
  • Final grade can be altered

Assigned: