Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 233 - Animation

This course covers the principles and techniques of animation, including storyboarding, story development, and character creation. Students integrate discussions of animation with projects which include flip books, Claymation, stop motion, time lapse photography, kinetic typography and rotoscoping. Students are expected to write storyboards and work in collaboration on in-class projects. Students create a self-directed final animation that comprises half of the course grade. Prerequisites: ART 110 or ART 111 or ART 117 or ART 120; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall semester.