Objective: Identify and discuss important people and events that played a role in the development of animation.
Method: Introduction through teacher led discussion, view multiple shorts that have impacted the industry throughout history.
Turn In: Choose either a noted animator or character from the world of animation and create a 3-5 slide presentation over their impact/importance on the development of the industry. Include information about their life, career, studio affiliations, and overall impact.
Save the presentation in PDF format and post to your blog. These will not be presented in class.
Review the elements and principles of design and the 12 Principles of Animation.
Work through teacher led discussion over the eight elements and eight principles of design and discuss how the impact animation. Identify and act out the 12 principles of animation.
The students will take notes and create a blog post. Define each element and principle, give a graphical representation of each and explain the example you chose.
Create a new post on your blog that contains a definition, video example, and explanation of how the video clip you chose represents each of the 12 principles of animation.