CSE 459 - Pre-PRODUCTION FOR COLLABORATIVE ANIMATION - WINTER 2005

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

Lecture Series        Monday 5 6ish

Barbara Mones, Instructor

mones@cs.washington.edu

 

TA office hours: 

 

Dean Halford, TA

drh4@u.washington.edu

Monday: 1:30 - 4:30 pm & 6 9 pm

Wednesday: 1: 30 4:30 pm

Friday: 1:30 2:30 pm

 

Irene Yi, TA

iyi@u.washington.com

Tuesday: 2 6 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 11:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30-11:30 pm

 

Jesse Miller, TA

jimiller@u.washington.com

Monday: 12 pm 3 pm

Tuesday: 6 10 pm

Wednesday: 11 am  2 pm

 

Nick Poplaski, TA

npops@cs.washington.edu

Sunday: 6 10 pm

Monday: 7 10 pm

Wednesday: 7 10 pm

 

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

 

Staff Meetings:

 

Tuesdays: 12:30 2 pm

Thursdays: 12 12:30 pm

Room 332

 

 

 

 

 

   Pre-Production Work

     Story/Storyreel (TBA) Seven Step Story

 

     Animatic (TBA)

 

     Concept Art (TBA)

 

     Model/Rigging (TBA)

 

 

Administrivia

       Announcements!

 

Projects

   download Earl for Lipsync

  - Motion

 

 

Reference

TBA

 

 

 

Help

 

 

 

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Squash and Stretch Labs - University of Washington, Seattle - 2005