Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

1/31 Homework

1. Great night tonight with ACME, I am glad you enjoyed it.

2. If you did not finish your face drawings in class please do so before the next class. (I'm not expecting them to be perfect, it's important that you try...)

3. In your sketchbook, full page, using your red or blue pencil, draw yourself as a Simpsons character, full body. Go for a google search and look at all of the different characters, Have fun, we will look at them in class on Thursday. (Inking your drawing is optional).

4. On Thursday we will go back into Adobe Animate and continue exploring the program.

Yep the drawing shown below is me as a Simpsons character

166 Students:
On Thursday we will look at your your rough animation. Go ahead and scan what you have, and load them into flash so that we can se how they are progressing.

1/31 In class project

Thursday, January 26, 2017

1/26 Homework

165 Students:
1. In your sketchbook, full page, using your red or blue pencil draw a caricature of a politician.
you can draw just the head or the full body if you like. Have fun, we will look at them in class on Tuesday. (Inking your drawing is optional) Below are sample caricatures of all different kinds of people.
2. On Tuesday in class I will help you to create caricatures of yourselves.
3. Next Thursday we will begin our first animation.
4. Have a great weekend!

How to draw Trump

 The drawing below in red is mine.

Below is the inked version of 
the red line drawing.

Below is the colored final drawing of Trump

166 Students:
1. For Tuesday, be ready to show your final, pencil only, sketches of your Walking, Flying & Swimming characters. In class you will start creating motion studies based on reference materials. Make sure to do the research on the animals you will be drawing. Having good reference material will make animating your characters a lot easier.
2. Have a great weekend.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

1/24 Homework

165 Students
1. For next class bring your red animation pencil (See Syllabus for the exact brand), and a 9"x12" blank, spiral bound sketchbook. 
2. In your sketchbook or on an 8 1/5"x 11 sheet of paper, draw yourself as a zombie. It does not need to be colored or inked, please draw it full body, and fill the page if you can. Have fun, for this drawing messy is ok. Below is a sample of myself as a zombie. We will look at your drawings on Thursday.

166 Students
1. For next class, choose and collect the three creatures that you would like to draw for the 
Walk. Fly, Swim project. 
2. Look on line and create folders with source images that you can use for your designs. Be ready to show me your photos on Thursday when we begin the design process.