Effects Animation

Course Purpose

A large part of Animation involves Effects Animation. As a specialized type of animation it is covered as a specific course. This Effects course concentrates on animating all non-Character Animation. Students will learn the principles of Effects Animation by studying the natural elements and physical laws to help them understand and animate such things as Fire, Smoke, Water, Bubbles and other elements

Course Goals and Outcomes

Students will understand the specialized skillset necessary to succeed in effects animation.

Course Activities

Students will learn the principles of Effects Animation by studying the natural elements and physical laws to help them understand and animate such things as Fire, Smoke, Water,
Bubbles and other elements.

Course Texts

Effects Animation 1 – Elemental Magic, Volume I: The Technique of Special Effects Animation by Joseph Gilland
Effects Animation 2 – Elemental Magic, Volume II: The Technique of Special Effects Animation by Joseph Gilland

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