Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Friday, November 18, 2016

Weekend Homework

165 Students
Next Tuesday: 
1. Bring in your inked background drawings. 
2. Please follow the guidelines for the proper creation of the backgrounds as demonstrated in class. See examples below.

3. You also need to bring in the drawn/inked object that you will be jumping over.
4. On Tuesday I will demonstrate how to assemble the final project.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Research Project

Cave Note

Thanks everyone for a 
great ACME broadcast. 

I wanted to say thanks to Ron Yavnieli from Dreamworks and our animation allumni: Calvin Huges, Jackson Karr, David Ticas. Thank you for sharing your hard work with us.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


165 Students:
Read 176-216 in the Richard Williams textbook. The image below is from the text.

*The upper row represents the key poses for the Disney jump. 
(More realistic)

*The lower row of drawings represent the key poses for the Warner Brothers jump. (Rubbery)

On Thursday you will be asked to pick one style to work from.

Sunday, November 6, 2016


165 Students:
The next step of the walk cycle is to stop. Note the 3 middle drawings, the body is the same only the head has turned. Use the same technique used for the walk cycle drawings, trace the body, only change the head. We will work on this in class on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Drawlloween List

Hi everyone,
Here is the list of Drawings 
needed for Drawlloween.
1.   Return From The Dead
2.   Carnival Creeps
3.   Mummy Monday
4.   Tentacle Tuesday
5.   Better Gnomes & Goblins
6.   Urban Legends
7.   What Lies In The Mist?
8.   8 Legs, 1,000 Eggs
9.   He’s A Dummy, Doll
10. Demon day
11. Slimy Swamps, Foggy Bogs
12. I’ve Got A Hunchback
13. Thursday The Thirteenth
14. Scarecrow Row
15. Drive-In Creature Feature
16. Full Moon!
17. Mad Science Monday
18. Nosfera-Tuesday
19. Witchcraft Wednesday
20. Horses & Headless Men
21. Phantom Phriday
22. Bat-urday
23. Superstition Sunday
24. Mechanical Monstrosity
25. Entombed Tuesday
26. They Came From Outerspace!
27. Call Of C’thursday
28. Ghosts-A-Go-Go
29. Black Caturday
30. Skulls & Skeletons

31. Trick ‘R’ Treat!