Animation Model

by CTE Online Admin

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. They will explore the careers and requisite skills required by animators in both entertainment and the business world.

Program Information
CTE Certification Elements
Standards
California's 2008 CTE Standards (43)
California Academic Content Standards (17)
Competencies / Outcomes
  • Persistence of Vision
  • Story
  • Storyboarding
  • Sound Design
  • Character Design
  • Layout
  • Background
  • Animation
  • Ink and Paint
  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Squash and Stretch
  • Anticipation
  • Staging
  • Pose to Pose
  • Straight Ahead
  • Arcs
  • Follow Through
  • Slow In Slow Out
  • Secondary Action
  • Timing
  • Appeal
  • Exaggeration
  • Solid Drawing
  • Ethical Use

The student will be able to understand the scope and responsibilities of the following:

  • Writer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Research and Development
  • Story Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Matte Painters
  • Character Designer
  • Modeler
  • Technical Director
  • Animator
  • Sound Designer
  • Composer
Outline

  1. Animation Jobs and Process
    • Ethics
    • History
    • Story
    • Storyboarding
    • Sound Design
    • Character Design
    • Layout
    • Background
    • Animation
    • Ink and Paint
    • Modeling
    • Texturing
    • Lighting
    • Rigging

  1. Animation Principles
  • Squash and Stretch
  • Anticipation
  • Staging
  • Pose to Pose
  • Straight Ahead
  • Arcs
  • Follow Through
  • Slow In Slow Out
  • Secondary Action
  • Timing
  • Appeal
  • Exaggeration
  • Solid Drawing

  1. Animation Production
  • Pre-production
  • Production
  • Post production
  • Writer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Research and Development
  • Story Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Matte Painters
  • Character Designer
  • Modeler
  • Technical Director
  • Animator
  • Sound Designer
  • Composer
Units