6074 – 1/2 unit (2 hour, 1 semester) CAA
This course introduces students to the tools and skills needed to create three-dimensional digital animations. Students will model dimensional objects and characters and create 3D environments and realistic textures. Students will learn the principles of animation and the techniques for bringing animated characters to life. Students will also be introduced to motion graphics to generate simple compositing and effects and use sound and rendering techniques to create visual stories. Credit may be applied toward the minimum fine arts graduation requirement. Course may qualify for JCCC advanced standing credit.