ART 221 provides students with advanced instruction in motion graphics and compositing techniques using Adobe After Effects. Students learn to create broadcast-quality motion graphic animations. Building on the skills learned in ART 220, students are required in this course to realize their designs with a high degree of fidelity to their original design concepts.
ART 220 provides students with introductory instruction in motion graphics, compositing, visual effects, and animation techniques using Adobe After Effects. Students learn to use digitally scanned photography or artwork, vector based content, video, and audio to create animated sequences. Fundamental aesthetic concepts in creating motion graphics are covered, including composition, color, motion, and timing. Students are exposed to basic technical concepts, such as aspect ratio, output type, and compression/decompression.
Overview of finishing steps in modern, digital post-production. Film and television-based usage of Adobe After Effects in practical applications such as titling and composite work will be covered along with color grading in DaVinci Resolve.
This course will serve as an introduction to motion picture editing, taking students through the history and craft of film and video editing by analyzing significant works. Students will apply their knowledge of editing techniques using Final Cut Pro. Students may elect to take the optional Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Apple Certification examination upon completion of this course. (Formerly TH 193) Transfer Credit: CSU
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