Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Sunday, December 13, 2009

Friday Field Trip to Cartoon Art Museum

We saw so much great artwork and did some sketching. A bonus was some of the figures from Fantastic Mr Fox were on display.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Homework Reminder 10/18/09

Here it is folks the last homework drawing assignment.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Change in plans for field trip

Hi everyone,
well a bit of news has crossed my path...
1. Next Monday is a holiday and the college is closed.(Veterans Day)This means no class... so you have an extra week to complete your leaf projects.
2. Because we will not have class on Monday the 9th, no field trip on Friday the
13th. I will organize another get together when I see you again on Nov. 16th.
3. On Saturday Nov. 14th a special event is happening at Pixar. The doors are being opened and the public is invited. Pixar Event

Everyone have a great week and please email me if you have questions.

New Homework for 11/2/09

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Homework drawing project 10/26/09

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Moving Drawings Night October 28,2009

Reminder... Bring your sketchbook and draw as you watch the movie. If you have a lot of absences of have not come to any of the lab times...coming to this will count as extra credit.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Homework Reading Reminder

Next week we will begin creating a 3 part animation that focuses on gravity. The reading will help you to understand the issues that you need to be mindfull of as we begin.
From our textbook:
pg. 35-39 & 84-95

Thursday, October 8, 2009


This last Tuesday night Greg Reasoner was the first person to have his animation reviewed on ACME. Greg received some great feedback which included a break down of the animation that included suggestions for poses, story development and editing tips. I Hope to see more of you for our next live broadcast on October 20Th.

Monday, October 5, 2009


A couple of things to remember....
1.Tomorrow (10/06/09) the class lab time will be at the same time but different room. We will be in L-151 that's the ground floor under the library. You can enter the room from the exterior door that faces the parking lot side of the building. I will be in the room from 6-8.(Bring your sketchbook to lab time and you can work on the homework drawing during the broadcast).
2.The face animation project is due at the end of class next week. We will be working on it for the entire evening.

Homework Drawing Project 10/05/09

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Homework Drawing Project 9/21/09

Due next week.

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Homework Reading 9/21/09

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Saturday, September 12, 2009

New links to checkout

Check out the new links that I have added.
Look to the listings on the right side of the screen.

Scott Caple is an animator and storyboard artist at Pixar.

Brian Biggs is an animator and illustrator.

Bill Turner hosts a GREAT! website that features interviews with animators, illustrators the subject being "The Tools Artists Use".

1.Have your head drawings ready to show me at the beginning of class.
2.I will be introducing everyone to the Flash program...
3.The first reading from the textbook will be assigned.
4.This Tuesday I will be bringing enough watercolor pencils for everyone to try them. All you will need to do is bring your sketchbook.


Monday, August 31, 2009

Tues. Lab Schedule

Hi everyone here is the updated lab schedule.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Homework Reminder

Select the document below for some helpfull tips.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

8/17 First Class

Hi everyone,
A couple of reminders:

1. You will need the following items for next Monday
a. Red Col-Erase pencil
b. Lt.Blue Col-Erase pencil or a non-photo blue pencil
c. 9" x 12" spiral bound sketchbook (NO LINES) Derwent is a fine brand.
e. White nylon clicking eraser
f. Regular 2-B pencil

2. Here is the Textbook: (you will not need this until Mon. Aug. 31st)

link to book

3. You might like to see a few is somthing to inspire you.

Link to:Daily Monster

4. Remember I will be taking your photo's next monday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

First Post

This is an interesting performance animation.