This course is a follow on from the digital modelling class with the main focus being exploring the animation capabilities of the 3d computer graphics software program MAYA. The course will include basic modelling, shading, texturing and lighting models, and will accommodate students new to the program as well as students who have some knowledge. The main concentrate will be however on the animation aspect of the program. Additionally, during the course we will print forms, utilizing 3D printers. This class will be appropriate for students interested in animation, set design and game design. Students will be expected to become familiar with creating moving objects influenced by forces, dynamics and keying to create a short animation.