Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Thursday, August 31, 2017

8/31 Homework

1. Check out the tab at the top of the screen labeled "Expressive style",  it's the basis for your homework drawing project project. 
2. Remember to check out Sketch Book Skool.
3. Have a great long weekend.

Over the weekend, think of a movie that was made before 1960. It will be the basis for your big project. On Tuesday, be ready to show the trailers from at least 2 possible movies that you would be interested in re-designing in your own style. I will show past project examples and go deeper into details on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

8/29 Homework

165 Students:
Check out the tab at the top of the screen labeled "Anthropomorphic", 
it's the basis for the next project. 
Then, for homework, do a google search for old trees, in your sketchbook, full page, design a tree that has a human quality about it. No background and no texture on the tree. If you are stuck for an idea look at the example I have drawn on the "Anthropomorphic" tab.

166 Students:
We will look at your animatics.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

8/24 Homework

1. Go to the Rubber Hose tab at the top of the screen and follow the instructions for drawing yourself in that style.
2. In the class textbook, read pages 43-46 on the ball bounce.
On Tuesday we will review your progress on the walk fly swim project. You should have some of the animation ready to show. remember it should be rough and indicate mass.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

8/22 Homework

165 Students:
In your sketchbook, full page draw a caricature of a politician, full body, add black ink, no shading or texture. Below are some sample drawings, you may notice that I have drawn many versions. You only need to turn in one. We will look at them on Thursday. 
Have fun!

*For more information about drawing the body, go to the top of the blog and look for the tab labeled "The Human Body"

166 Students:
On Thursday we will look at your animal drawings.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Self Caricature

165 Students:
In your sketchbook, using your red pencil and the drawing techniques demonstrated in class, draw a caricature of yourself, four times on the same page. I will demonstrate inking techniques on Tuesday in class. Just in case you need some reminders from tonights class, check out the tabs at the top of the blog entitled "Caricature" & "Human Head" Have fun!

Ok, yes its strange, but after drawing myself in a fez I really needed to spin in an old TV set.

166 Students:
Go to the "Walk Fly Swim" tab at the top of the blog for drawing examples. 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

8/15 Homework

165 & 166 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.