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Westfield State University    
  Dec 11, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook

ART 0375 - 3-D Animation

Credits: 3

This studio course will focus on developing the knowledge and software understanding of rendering in animation and computer graphics.  The structure of the class will explore the different approaches of popular, commercial, and open source rendering software.  Methods of scene preparation, lighting, character development and bone rigging, rendering in linear space, audio integration, optimization tricks, and use cases for the various software will be addressed.  By the end of the course, students will have a much  better understanding of rendering software in its uses in animation, illustration, and graphic design.  Use of a graphics tablet will be required.

Prerequisites: ART 0325