Aug 07, 2020  
2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

ILUS 285 - Drawing for Animators


Focuses on introducing and developing the skills and disciplines needed for good figurative animation drawing. The primary issues of anatomical figure drawing with a strong emphasis on the structure and solidity of the figure, good proportions, and specific movement and gesture as they relate to the model. Topics also covered: two-dimensional versus three-dimensional ways of translating form; how perspective and viewpoint are used with the figure and their effect on scale; exaggerated foreshortening techniques; diagrammatic and expressive live quality; facial expressions; hand and foot studies; capturing movement through gesture; and introduction to animal drawing for animation. Formerly IL 205

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: FNDP 111 Priority enrollment to Animation and Film/Animation majors.

Credits: 3 cr, 6 hrs