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Animation/Physical Computing

Location: 518

Animation is all about focus, concentration, observation, timing and space. This class will be both exciting and rigorous. Throughout the year you will create animations by drawing on paper, building physical objects and working online. Through a series of individual and group projects you will develop your own technical skill and creative vision. You will explore the history of animation from the earliest animated narratives to current animation in gaming, looking for the compelling story and communication strategies that capture our attention and imagination.

Essential Questions
Why are human beings intrigued by things that move?
How can animating something express personal creativity?

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