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DMA 230 3-D Animation I • 5 Cr.

Description:

Introduces tools and skills needed to create three-dimensional digital animation. Students work with different animation techniques (non-moving, path, cel, layered cel, etc.) and combine sequences with audio to create finished animated objects. Prerequisite: DMA 100 and DMA 106 at BC with a C- or better or instructor permission. DMA 230 replaces DMA 130. Either DMA 230 or DMA 130 may be taken for credit, but not both.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • At the completion of this course students will be able to:
  • Create elementary to intermediate level 3d models based on reference artwork
  • Create 2d textures and place them appropriately on 3d models
  • Explain the importance of proper lighting in a 3d environment
  • Describe the difference between the different types of lights
  • Create simple to intermediate animations by setting keyframes on objects in the scene.
  • Explain the importance in creating a proper workflow including asset management, proper naming conventions, folder organization.
  • Describe techniques for learning the shortcuts and custom UI creation.
  • Export rendered frames form their scene and import into a program that will allow them to add sound and titles and create a finished product.

Offered:

v3.4.1.0

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000