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Course Code: 
VCD 272
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
Within this course, students learn to realize moving images created in 3d environment. Students analyze the examples and increase their field awareness by authentic designs.
Course Content: 

Within the scope of this course characters and 12 basics of animations are put into practice.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 6-Case Study, 8-Pairwork
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1.  Uses the 12 principles of animation in 3d animation. 3 1,2,6,8 A
2.  Manages the designs using 3d modeling and animation softwares. 4 1,2,6,8 A
3.  Demonstrates the ability to think three dimensionally in designing abstract and concrete concepts. 6 1,2,6,8 A
4.  Adapts the knowledge about the 3d modeling and animation to the industry. 8, 10 1,2,6,8 A
5. Develops the ability to create 3d characters, set designs animation for animated movies. 10 1,2,6,8 A

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Ball Animation  
3 Walk Cycle Animation  
4 Lipsync  
5 Skeleton And Model Hierarchy  
6 The 12 Principle  
7 The 12 Principle  
8 Mid-term Exam  
9 The 12 Principle: Follow-through and overlapping action,  
10 The 12 Principle: Stretch and squash, Anticipation  
11 The 12 Principle: Staging, Straigth-ahead action and pose to pose  
12 The 12 Principle: Slow-in and slow-out  
13 The 12 Principle: Secondary action, Timing  
14 The 12 Principle: Arcs, Exaggeration  
15 The 12 Principle: Solid drawing, Appeal  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Additional Resources - YIKAROĞLU, N., 2009, MAYA UNLIMITED. İstanbul, KODLAB Yayın Dağıtım Yazılım ve Eğitim Hizmetleri San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti..

-  LUHTA, E., 2017. HOW TO CHEAT IN MAYA 2010. [Place of publication not identified]: CRC Press.

-  WILLIAMS, R., 2012, THE ANİMATOR’S SURVİVAL KIT, Farrar, Straus and Giroux press

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Tutorials
Assignments Course videos

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uses technical and academic knowledge accumulated in visual communication design field for authentic projects.       X  
2 Designs 2 and 3 dimensional creative products considering the aesthetic rules.        X  
3 Employs efficiently the technical innovations required by the professional field.         X
4 Analyses problems related to the field starting from the concept and develops appropriate projects for the targeted audience.         X
5 Behaves according to the national and international professional ethical principles.     X    
6 Builds awareness to universal and social problems by developed projects and offers solutions to them.         X
7 Gains sectoral experience by compulsory internship, relates academic knowledge with field experience. X        
8 Grasps the importance of interdisciplinary working by lifelong learning mind-set and collaborates with different teams.         X
9 Develops concepts and puts forth innovative and authentic works to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the field.       X  
10 Transforms the creative ideas into moving and interactive visual expressions, executes multi-dimensional designs.         X

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     134
Total Workload / 25 (s)     5,36
ECTS Credit of the Course     5