The class will be concerned with creating short animations utilizing two dimensional imagery. The animations will be created using both software and a MultiPlane Camera;MultiPlane set ups have been used for animators from Lotte Reiniger to Norman McLaren, Disney to Martha Colburn.
The software programs used will be primarily After Effects, DragonFrame and Photoshop. Additional experimentation will occur utilizing a laser cutter to create silhouettes.
The subject matter for the first half of the semester will be based upon current affairs.
The first half of the term will be concerned with experimenting in ways to manipulate two-dimensional imagery. The second half of the term will be working in more depth, utilizing the techniques learnt, to create a short animation.