CSC 220: Computer Animation for the Visual Arts

Course Description:

Project-based approach to learning fundamental principles of 3-D computer graphics using high level software tools. Modeling of objects, geometrical transformations, surface algorithms, lighting and shading, alternative rendering techniques and providing background skills necessary to create animated movies.


CSC 105, 131 or permission of instructor.


photo of textbook coverLearning Autodesk Maya 2008,
(Official Autodesk Training Guide, includes DVD):
The Modeling & Animation Handbook (Paperback)

The Art of 3D Computer Animation and Effects (3rd Edition).
Isaac V. Kerlow, Wiley, 2004.

Current Semester Pages:

photo of optional textbook cover

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