CSE 459 - Pre-PRODUCTION FOR COLLABORATIVE ANIMATION - WINTER 2004

CSE 459 focuses on the pre-production of collaboratively designed animated shorts. Students from Architecture, Art, Music, and Computer Science will study all styles of animation.  The course will include in-depth analysis of both classical and computer generated works.  Topics include: character design and pre-planning; design of model sheets; character rigging; character motion in action and acting; design for multiple characters; and  principles of animation as applied to  character motion and effects.

 

Lectures TTh 10:30 12:30 Sieg 332/329

Barbara Mones, Instructor

mones@cs.washington.edu

 

TA office hours: 

Ernest Wu, TA

erniewu@yahoo.com

Monday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm   (2 hrs)

Tuesday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm   (3 hrs)

Wednesday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm   (2 hrs) 

Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm    (3 hrs)

 

Ginturn Tran, TA

tengtran@u.washington.edu

Monday: 9:30am - 11:30am   (2 hrs)

Wednesday: 9:30am - 11:30am   (2 hrs)

6:30pm - 9:30pm   (3 hrs)

Friday: 9:30am - 12:30pm   (3 hrs)

 

Brendan Condit, TA

brendancondit@yahoo.com

Monday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm   (3 hrs)

Wednesday: 2:00pm - 7:00pm   (5 hrs)

Thursday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm   (2 hrs)

 

[no office hours on Saturday and Sunday]

 

NOTE: MAYA files should be viewed with the monitor ratio at 1.33 --- 1024x768, 1200x960, 1600x1200, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Winter

Pre-Production

     Storyreel [ video clip : 25MB ]

 

     Animatics reel [ Quicktime : 270MB ]

 

     Character Concept Art

 

Galleries

1.       Apprentice

2.      Master

3.       Customer

 

Character Descriptions/Documents

1.      Apprentice

2.      Master

     Look and Feel

1.       by Dean Halford

[ Gallery ] [ Video 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ]

2.       by Chris Scoville

[ Powerpoint ] [ Video 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]

 

 

 

 

 

administrivia

     Announcements!

 

 

projects

download Earl for Lipsync

Compositing [Download Zip here]

Dynamics

reference

 

 

help

 

 

etc  

 

 

 

more videos

 

 

 

Yellow Blob Production - University of Washington, Seattle - 2004