Course Info

ANI 445: Character Design

Students will be introduced to various methods of creating interesting and original character designs for animated films and games, and then put these approaches into practical use. Methods of creative concepting will include drawing, collage, sculpture and 3D mock-ups. Fundamental visual design and color principles will be stressed, along with the basics of caricature. Students will utilize their character designs in an animated short.

ANI 321 OR ANI 421 is a prerequisite for this course.

Fall 2024-2025

Section: 401
Class number: 14671
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00722 at Loop Campus
Instructor:

Spring 2023-2024

Section: 601
Class number: 35385
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00527 at Loop Campus

Winter 2023-2024

Section: 501
Class number: 22540
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00527 at Loop Campus

Fall 2023-2024

Section: 401
Class number: 12983
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00722 at Loop Campus

Spring 2022-2023

Section: 901
Class number: 43346
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00527 at Loop Campus

Winter 2022-2023

Section: 501
Class number: 28350
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: CDM 00722 at Loop Campus

Fall 2022-2023

Section: 401
Class number: 18620
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00722 at Loop Campus

Winter 2021-2022

Section: 501
Class number: 20386
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: Online: Sync

Fall 2021-2022

Section: 401
Class number: 4209
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00722 at Loop Campus

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10484
Meeting time: MW 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: Online: Sync

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 601
Class number: 30821
Meeting time: MW 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000