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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

ILUS 285 Drawing for Animators

College of Art, Media & Design CAMD Cross-College

3 credits 90.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Introduces and develops the skills needed for good figurative animation drawing. Of primary concern is anatomical figure drawing with an emphasis on the structure and solidity of the figure, good proportions, and specific movement and gesture as they relate to the model. Other topics are two-and-three-dimensional ways of translating form, how perspective and viewpoint are used with the figure and affect scale, exaggerated foreshortening, diagrammatic and expressive line quality, facial expressions, hand and foot studies, capturing movement through gesture, and animal drawing.

Prerequisites Complete 12 credits from subjects IMAG, TIME, OBJT, ENVI

Priority enrollment to Animation majors.
This course may be completed 3 times for credit.