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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVE 256B - Beginning Character Animation for CG

Prerequisites, AVE 206  and animation and visual effects major or animation and visual effects or digital arts cluster. For students interested in CG only. Using 3D CG techniques and/or traditional methodology, this course offers an overview of the basics of figure animation. Using the principles of mechanics of motion, students will learn the basics of biomechanics in the movement of bipedal and quadrapedal bodies. Students will apply their animation, timing and editing skills to develop character performance, creating movement with gesture and expression affected by environment, physical forces, other objects, and characters. Students may only receive credit for either AVE 256A  or AVE 256B. Letter grade. Fee: $75. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits