Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

This is the place to find all kinds of extra information required for ARTDM 165-166

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

6/21 Homework

165 Students:
1. In your sketchbook, draw one of the two images shown below as a caricature. Use your notes or go to the "Caricature" tab at the top of the screen for more information about Caricature. Using red pencil only, no ink, full page, experiment with the head  We will look at them on Thursday.
2. Go to the "Caricature" tab at the top of the screen and scroll down to the bottom a watch the short video on the differences between a sketch and caricature.

166 Students:
Tomorrow we will look at drawings and first animation.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6/20 Homework

Great job today everyone!

165: In your sketchbook, draw 6 different head shapes that are about the size of a tennis ball. Use your notes or go to the "Human Head" tab at the top of the screen for more information about proportion. Using red pencil only, no ink, experiment with different head shapes and raising/lowering the eye line to create different ages of characters. 
We will look at them on Wednesday.
166: We will look at the rough drafts of your character sketches and begin working in animate. 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017


165 Students: 
1.  Today in class, work on coloring and assembling all the elements for your final project. (See previous blog post for details).
2. Before you leave class today, publish what you have as a mov. file. I have placed a file called 
"Final project draft 1" into the usual place 
in scratch.
3. For homework, Draw and ink the thing that you will be jumping over for your final animation. On Tuesday, scan it, color it, and add it to your movie.

166 Students:
1. In class, build your bible project portfolio. At the 

end of class, please turn in the following as scanned

documents into an electronic folder with your name

on it, into a folder labeled, "166 portfolio". The folder

will be in the class folder on scratch.

Main folder:  Last name, Movie project name 
Inside main folder: (One folder for each letter).
A. Folder with character pages and the character spins.
B. Backgrounds
C. Thumbnails and story board animatic.
D. Draft version of mov. file and story pitch.

2. For homework:

Thursday, April 27, 2017

4/27 Homework

165 Students:
Go to the Jump tab at the top of the blog. Begin working on the jump cycle portion of the project. On Tuesday, when you come in, the rough draft of those drawings will be due. As soon as you come in scan and test. Show me...