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Drawing of couple whose heads are mp3 players on sidewalk in front of building with bushes.
Cartoon characters are there
In black background stilts is written there
Cartoon characters are there
this is a cotton pictures.
a dark house
animation picture
terrible thing of alpha
A penned note in progress.
a view of a mountain
cartoon image of man grabbing three moneybags
a cautionary tale
a man with a hat on
Two stop motion people looking for something in a forest.
this is animation
About The Department
  • We give you the tools you need to hone your voice and art
  • Train on the latest animation software and hardware
  • Many of our alumni are internationally recognized animators
  • Thesis films shown to industry professionals at the Dusty Film & Animation Festival
  • 311 students, 32 faculty, 39 courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 15 credits in art history
    • 3 credits in elective courses
  • 39 courses offered, including:
    • Acting for Animators: Expressions and Body Language
    • Advanced After Effects
    • Advanced Stop-Action Animation
    • Animation: From the Filmmaker's Perspective
    • Backgrounds and Inspirational Sketches
    • Career Strategies for Animation
    • Character Construction
    • Creating Unforgettable Characters
    • Developing the Animated Series
    • Digital Matte Painting with Photoshop
    • Drawing Animals in Motion
    • Experimental Animation
    • Flash for Animators
    • Introduction to Stop Motion
    • Introduction to TVPaint Animation
    • Key Poses and Inbetweening
    • Miniature Sets and Action Props
    • Perspective Drawing
    • Sound Design for Animation
    • Storyboarding for Animators

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