Courses of Study: Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication, Grade 9 - 12, Character Animation, 2009

1.) Apply laboratory safety rules, regulations, and procedures in character animation.

2.) Create an education plan for a character animation career, including postsecondary and apprenticeship opportunities.

3.) Solve visual arts animation problems through a diverse range of media, techniques, and processes.

4.) Critique the physical, emotional, and social dimensions of characters for clarity and entertainment.

•  Using appropriate technical steps for animating a scene
•  Creating characters, environments, and actions that exhibit tension and surprise
•  Performing improvisations by developing, communicating, and sustaining characters
•  Producing believable character animation through advanced kinetics and mechanics
5.) Produce character animation that communicates an idea, theme, or emotion through a variety of media.

•  Creating animation production roughs
•  Producing animation for public display and critique
•  Demonstrating reflection and self-criticism in final character animations
6.) Use technology to facilitate problem solving, critical thinking, and informed decision making in character animation.

7.) Utilize technology for an animation task, including editing for clarity and entertainment, recording for visual review, and creating effects for clarity and entertainment.