Animation SHSM


This SHSM certification will introduce students to the process and possibilities that graphic animation can offer. Students will learn the basics of designing a character, background and creating an animation clip using the elements they design. The class will focus on efficient techniques used to achieve a finished product, allowing students to practice and refine the process under the guidance of our instructor.  The experience also includes an entrepreneur block to explore ways to generate income from your animations and understanding of the climate in the animation industry.



Day 1 Day 2
9:00AM -9:30AM Welcome and introductions Q & A

Entrepreneurship project assignment 

9:30AM – 10:15AM Character Design

Design fundamentals

Character design start to finish 

Understanding the prospects of a career in Animation

Portfolio suggestions

Practice exercises

Planning for a future career in Animation

10:15AM-10:30AM Background DesignPrinciples of Environment Design

Background design start to finish

Animation Techniques

Principles of Animation

Bouncing ball test animation 

10:30AM–11:15AM Entrepreneurship project presentations

Q & A

Pictures and dismissal

11:30AM-12:30PM LUNCH
12:40PM-1:00PM Final Animated Walk Cycle

Walk animation process

Progressive Walk vs. Cycle Walk

Background Integration

2:30PM  Pictures and dismissal

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