Jun 20, 2019  
2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MAAN 211 - Character Layout and Design

Designing characters, backgrounds, pans, and creative camera moves for the animated scene. Design styles and techniques are explored for their potential in developing a wide range of character types, traits, moods, personalities, and attitudes. Students learn integrate space and character action, work with camera fields, deal with issues of composition and perspective, and to create moods through layout. A  final project requires development of an “Animator’s Bible,” a production workbook for the student’s personal film portfolio. Formerly PF 219

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: MAAN 201

Priority enrollment to Animation majors.

Credits: 3 cr, 6 hrs