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VICOM 211 - Introduction to Animation

3 Credits
Learn to create 2D characters and make them come to life with animation. You will learn how to get creative with the basic and animation software tools and bring graphics to life on the stage through motion, and shape tweens while incorporating images and audio to create a total interactive experience.


Quarters Typically Offered
Spring Day

Designed to Serve VICOM and Multimedia students and general interest
Active Date 20200330T21:16:26

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 33
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Principles of animation
  • Basic tools in animation techniques
  • Digital Storyboard
  • Time line / layers / property panels / stage
  • How to create character / images from this software
  • Audio file and add sound to final animation.
  • Import and prepare image /character from adobe software
  • Create Frame by frame animation / Shape tween animation / classic tween animation
  • Multi-platform that support final animation
  • Create final 2D animation presentation​

Student Learning Outcomes
Draw /import and export graphic from an individual animation or movie clip

Create and present basic digital storyboard from various software

Produce a final 2D animation with sound.

Publish animation to multiple virtual platforms.

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