Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Thursday, July 23, 2020

7/23 Final day of class

Great Job everyone!
Thank you for a great semester.

I have good news, you have until Saturday July 25th at 12 midnight to upload your projects. Sunday I will be grading and posting grades.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

7/22 Homework

WHAT! last day of class is tomorrow!

Tomorrow projects are due last day of class

Pitch Bible projects are due and contain:

1. Scrollable PDF with content as discussed in class.

2. Folder with:
  • Character turns
  • Thumbnail animatic
  • Final animatic

Happening this weekend!

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

7/21 Homework

1. Turn in your color walk in place. 

2. Once your walk in place is done go to video #6 at the bottom of the walk cycle tab and create your walk across video due at the start of class tomorrow.
3. Tomorrow we will talk about the final project.

Tomorrow we will look at your animatics as works in progress.

Monday, July 20, 2020

7/20 Homework

1. If you have not turned in your final color character spin please do so.
2. Please follow the instructions on the walk cycle tab at the top of the blog. You will turn in the pencil draft of you character walk by Tuesday 7/21 at the start of class. I will give you feedback, if it looks good, you can move onto inking and coloring the 4 walk cycle poses.
3. Tomorrow we I will show you how to have your character walk across the stage.
4. Below are 2 awesome videos on creating walks.

If you want to see some wiggly, wobbly walks, check out the work of Neil Sanders:

Continue working on Story Pitch Bible

Thursday, July 16, 2020

7/16 Homework

1. Follow the directions on the blog as you create a cartoon character of yourself as described in class, go to the tab labeled "Character Page"
2. Create test character spin in pencil only.
3. Upload spin & character page to the discussion boards.
4. I will leave you a message on the discussion board and let you know if you need to change anything or if you are ok and ready to move onto inking and coloring.
5. If you are cleared to move forward with the project, ink and color in the program of your choice.
6. Bring your final drawings into animate and create your final color character spin. 
7. Copy and paste enough frames so that you spin for at least 3 seconds.
8. Export as an MP4. and upload to the final color character spin discussion board. Due Monday 7/20 at the start of class.
9. Monday we begin the final animation, the walk cycle... more about that coming soon.

1. Continue working simultaneously on your character pages and your final animatic the entire project will be due on the last day of class.
2. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me over the weekend so that I can help you to work out whatever is that you need to be successful.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

7/15 Homework

165: You have no regular homework tonight this is your night to get caught up on anything you do not have finished, tomorrow we begin the final project.

Continue working on Bible project