Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

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


Tuesday, April 21, 2020

4/21 Class


1. Review walk pause blink drawings.
2. Review backgrounds.
3. Work on creating animation.
4. Review jump cycle drawings.

*Bonus optional project that's lots of fun: See "Squash and Stretch" tab at the top of the screen.

166 Students:
Continue working on Bible project and watch the video below.

Homework: Everyone watch the video on the work of chuck Jones, you will have a small quiz next Tuesday about the film.

The DVC Art Gallery is now accepting artwork for the 2020 Spring Online Student Art Show, here is a link for more information. 

Friday, April 17, 2020

4/16 Class

Hi everyone,

Go to the "Jump tab at the top of the blog and follow the directions for Tuesday. You will find instructions for it at the end of the Class video. I have sent everyone a link to the video.

Continue working on your Bible projects

Thursday, April 9, 2020

4/9 Class

I have to admit I have been having so much fun listening to old cartoon soundtracks this last week I thought I would share, below are links to some great audio collections.

1. If you have not completed drawing the pause and blink drawings please do so by next Tuesday.
2. Go to the tab at the top of the blog titled "Walk cycle background" and follow the directions. On Tuesday we will look at your ideas.

3. Here is a link to an edited version of today's class.

By Thursday of next week you should be working on your final animatic project.

Jonny Quest

Yogi bear, Huckleberry Hound

Original Spider Man


Warner Brothers

Ren and Stimpy Pt.1

Ren and Stimpy Pt.2

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

4/7 Class

1. Contest winners!
For information on the James O'Keefe comic contest:

2. Upload your 4 walk cycle images to the Pencil Walk Cycle, discussion board in canvas if you did not do so during class.

3. After I give you feed back, create a test walk cycle in Adobe Animate and upload that, I will give you feed back.

4. If you have completed your pencil walk test, go to the "Walk, Blink, Pause" tab at the top of the blog and begin working on the "Blink & Pause" portion of the project. These are due in pencil only at the start of class on Thursday. If you have questions please email me.

5. Here is a link to today's broadcast: