Introduces students to the enormous creative capabilities of 3D animation software. From a basic understanding of the software’s operation, students learn to visualize, plan, and model in three-dimensional space as well as explore its animation capabilities. This powerful and sophisticated tool can be a great help to sculptors, designers, architects, and ceramic, wood, fiber, and installation artists to develop and enhance their studio concepts. This course encourages a recognition of the digital environment as a tool for advancing their creative direction, whether it be 2D or 3D. Emphasis is placed on concept, application/execution of materials taught in class, and personal direction.
Prerequisite: AN 202