This instructional program prepares students to use artistic and technological foundations to create animated presentations for industry and entertainment. Students will develop basic drawing and design skills, learn the fundamentals and physics movement, the concept of communication to a given audience, and techniques for self-expression through a variety of animated formats. In addition, they will explore the careers and requisite skills required by animators in both entertainment and the business world.
About the Team: This structure of this course and the materials contained within it were created by a team of educators from across the state with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Specialist Shawn Sullivan.
From CALPADS: Intermediate Animation (Concentrator)
This course will build on foundational artistic and technical animation skills to prepare students for specific career paths in the Animation industry. Students will refine artistic skills and competencies and examine the variety of jobs in creating and producing within the professional animation industry. Students will explore the career options and opportunities in their particular career path.
|Occupation Name||Occupation Code|
|Audio and Video Equipment Technicians||27-4011.00|
|Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers||49-9061.00|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||27-4014.00|
|Multi-Media Artists and Animators||27-1014.00|
|27-0000||Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations|
|27-1000||Art and Design Workers|
|27-1010||Artists and Related Workers|
|27-1014.00||Multi-Media Artists and Animators|
|27-1013.00||Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators|
|27-1021.00||Commercial and Industrial Designers Green|
The student will be able to understand the scope and responsibilities of the following:
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the history of animation, from the first inventions to present day techniques.
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the art theory of animation, from the elements and principles of art to the philosophy of Aesthetics.
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the various concepts and areas to create art and animation.
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the seven principles of character animation.
Lessons in this unit will teach students techniques about various ways to plan, create and prepare for animation in pre-production, production and post production.
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the Jobs of animation.
Lessons in this unit will teach students about the responsibilities of a media artist.