Learning Exercise

Art Academy Animation Basics

This class will introduce students to the principles, of basic animation, character animation, optics and lighting techniques and materials for animating. 

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Exercise

• Point of View - Awareness of Audience
• Dramatic Question
• Voice - Pacing
• Soundtrack Originality
• Soundtrack - Emotion
• Images
• Duration of Presentation
• Grammar
• Point of View - Purpose
• Voice - Consistency
• Soundtrack - Emotion
• Economy

 

Requirements

Registered Student of Amario's Art Academy.

Topics

  • Basic animation
  • character animation
  • optics and lighting techniques
  • and materials for animating. 

Learning Objectives

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Strong awareness of audience in the design.
• Students can clearly explain why they felt the vocabulary, audio and graphics chosen fit the target audience.
• Realization is dramatically different from expectation.
• The pace (rhythm and voice punctuation) fits the story line and helps the audience really "understand" the story.
• All of the music is original.
• Music stirs a rich emotional response that matches the story line well.
• Images create a distinct atmosphere or tone that matches different parts of the story.
• The images may communicate symbolism and/or metaphors.
• Length of presentation was 1 minute.
• Grammar and usage were correct (for the dialect chosen) and contributed to clarity, style and character development.
• Establishes a purpose early on and maintains a clear focus throughout.
• Voice quality is clear and consistently audible throughout the presentation.
• Music stirs a rich emotional response that matches the story line well. The story is told with exactly the right amount of detail throughout.
• It does not seem too short nor does it seem too long.

Assessment

  1. Squash and stretch
  2. Timing
  3. Anticipation
  4. staging
  5. follow through and overlapping
  6. straight ahead and pose to pose action
  7. Slow in and slow out
  8. Arcs
  9. Exaggeration
  10. Secondary Action
  11. Appeal
  12. Solid drawing