Drawing and Illustration have never been more exciting as students use professional graphic design software and hardware to bring their characters to life and animate them. Students in this course will come
away with the basic knowledge and experience of professional illustration and animation.
Students in this course will come away with the basic knowledge and experience of professional illustration and animation.
At the beginning of the week, students will look at the professional animation pipeline, strongly focusing on illustrative pre-production. Students will utilize industry-standard tools like Adobe Photoshop and Toon Boom Harmony. By the end of the week, students will have created a production packet or portfolio of illustrated works and apply those creations to the final animation project, replicating the process industry professionals follow in major studios.
This course is a Digital Media Academy | Pro course and requires specific hardware/software requirements. Please click here to view and download requirements.
Students will be able to…
- Explain the animation pre-production pipeline
- Illustrate in Adobe Photoshop
- Animate in Toon Boom Harmony
Students will create...
- Digital Drawings
- An illustrated pre-production portfolio
- Character sheets and turnarounds
- A short animation showcasing their work
Animator, Visual Artist, Digital Marketing