Final Exam Study Guide – Dec 9th

Final Project Due 12/9/13

The final exam is on the final day of class 12/9/13. It will cover all of the items discussed after the Midterm. The following items will be on the final exam:

Animation Techniques
Pixilation animation
3D animation
Wire-frames
Clay and puppet animation similarities
Armature
Augmented reality animation
Walk cycle
Walk cycle poses
Planning your character
Time-lapse
Bullet-time

Animators/Animations
Bruce Bickford
The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb

Flash Techniques
IK Bones
IK Bones Properties Panel
Adding Sound
Adding Video
Nested Movie Clips
Symbols: movie clip, button, graphic

Hello – Foundations of Animation – Fall 2013

Welcome!

Foundations of Animation is an introductory course covering various aspects of the history, theory and practice of animation. This will include a broad overview of traditional and computer animation techniques from the earliest experiments until today. Emphasize creating computer 2-D animations using the popular animation program, Adobe Flash CS6.

Recommended Reading
Flash CS6: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

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