Visual Training - EL833

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
(version 2)
Autumn and Spring
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7 15 (7.5) MR D Byers Brown


EL831 (DIGM8310) - Digital Visual Art Set-Up





Basic figure drawing for animation.
Basic human anatomy for animation.
Comparative anatomy for animation.

An assessed portfolio of artwork created over a series of practical assignments in Workshops and Studio Classes, including drawings, sculpture, 2D and 3D sequences.


This module appears in:

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 32
Private study hours: 118
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Portfolio (100%)

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Use diagrammatic sketches to plan out effectively 3D animation acting sequences.
2. Pre-visualise effectively the perspective, blocking, muscle deformations, posing and gestures involved in 3D character acting and action sequences.
3. Have developed a working grasp of anatomy and its potentials for movement in different types of creature.

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