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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Art (ART)

ART 314 Computer 3-D: Modeling, Rendering, and Animation (4 per semester/maximum of 12) A studio course introducing 3-d computer generated artwork and content creation using modeling, rendering, and animation applications on the computer.

ART 314 Computer 3-D: Modeling, Rendering, and Animation (4 per semester/maximum of 12)

This is a studio course introducing 3-D computer generated artwork and content creation using modeling, rendering, and animation applications on the computer. This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of 3-D techniques and production strategies for the visual and new media artist through technical exercises and creative exploration of the medium. The course will seek to introduce students to a wide range of digitally generated 3-D based creative work and concentrate on producing and integrating 3-D modeled, rendered, and/or animated work into new media and studio art practice.

This course will explore the nature and potential of digitally generated 3-D artworks through lectures, readings, demonstrations, studio practice, and critiques. Assignments will cover a range of applications used in 3-D studio production.

This course will culminate in the creation of a series of original 3-D generated artworks.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ART 201 and enrollment in the ART BA ART BFA Art Education Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) or Integrative Arts degree program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.