Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Thursday May 2 Kevin Smith Talk in the PAC building


Work on the jump cycle

1. Create a pencil test first.
2. Show me the test.
3. If it looks good you can ink 
    and color it.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019


165 Students:
Please go to the "Walk Cycle" tab. 
At the bottom of the page it gives you instructions on how to properly stop your character sequentially during a walk. for homework please follow the instructions. We will look at them on Thursday.  

*Also, have a look at the tab labled "Jump", and think about the one you would like to try, you do not need to draw anything yet, just think about it. 

Thursday, April 18, 2019


Please go to the "Walk Cycle Background" Tab and follow the directions for Tuesday.

The video below is another Patrick Smith animation you will like.

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, April 11, 2019



Go to the Walk cycle tab and follow the directions, you want to draw your character in the 4 poses of the walk cycle: Contact, Down, Pass, Up in pencil only.

On Tuesday we will talk about the next step for your big project.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tonight 4/9

165 Students: 
For the next project you will design a character that we will use for the rest of the semester. I have set up 2 tabs, please go to the tabs and follow the directions as shown in class.
1. Character design
2. Character page

The pencil only character page and pencil only character spin is due at the end of class on Thursday April 11.

166 Students:
Please show your Storyboard/Thumbnail animatic before you leave tonight.