Digital Puppet Animation
This class will introduce advanced production pipelines and techniques of 2D digital puppeting, with a focus on industry-standard software such as After Effects, Animate, and Harmony. Students will learn the evolution of puppet animation throughout history, the basics of visual design, rigging, and animating specific to 2D puppeted characters. Lectures and creative projects will give students the practical knowledge to create an organized workflow. Resulting in the ability to work independently and collaboratively to create well designed and animated 2D puppet animation.
ANI 201 (or ANI 101) is a prerequisite for this class.