Wkshp: Sculpture for Animation

Animation Workshops are advanced courses that build upon skills learned in the 270 Animation Workshop series. Similar to 270 workshops, students engage in a comprehensive study of a single subject within animation. These workshops typically are lead by instructors who are working professionals in that specific area. The goal of 370 Animation Workshops is to produce work that represents the knowledge acquired during this course. These courses are open to Animation students who have completed Animation-2.

Learn to design, build and sculpt three-dimensional clay maquettes as used in an animation studios setting. This class will discuss the purpose of character sculpting and its placement within the animation preproduction and production pipeline. Emphasis will be placed on basic principles of design such as balance, rhythm, contrast and harmony. This course will teach technique on how to build a clay model from the inside out; paying particular attention to the skeletal and musculature system. The goal of this class is to create unique and appealing clay-sculpted characters. An additional materials fee will be charged.