Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
TCOM 4175 Animation Design, 2D
Prerequisite: TCOM 3400
This course will examine the application of design principles to motion graphics. Students will learn basic techniques for creating animated and interactive graphics. The focus of the course will be on design principles and aesthetics pertaining to the moving image. Discussions will center on aesthetics of interface design with moving graphics, 2D space, user-centric design and working with digital imagery as information. Students will complete a number of small animations projects designed to familiarize them with the application of design principles and aesthetics to animation. Students will be required to complete a larger final project that unifies the topics presented throughout the semester in a coherent animated layout.