ANIMATION 1 is a course in which students express their visual creativity through drawing, storytelling, and other visual mediums. Throughout the course students will explore the history and evolution of animation ,demonstrate creative self-expression as they learn basic drawing skills, techniques for original character design, the natural flow and movement of objects, and background development which includes an in depth study of perspective drawing and layout. Instruction will be given in the following areas: Elements of art and principles of design; perspective drawing and layout, historical and cultural development of animation, and computer art basics and applications.
ANIMATION 2 is a program that provides an opportunity to: learn job skills, find out about a career, gain employment, and select a college major. This class focuses on the production of animation and effects used in creating a visual story. Students will gain skills in the areas of animation, film making, video, and advanced computer graphics. This will be achieved through various process of pre-production, production and post-production of film making.