CAP 201a - Computer Animation I

Derakhshani Wyatt
 The Wyatt text shown above may not be available in the Fall 2013 term.

Note: Students enrolled in this class are required to enroll in, and attend, the associated lab class, CAP 201L.

Lesson 1: Chapters 1 and 2, Introduction, User Interface, First Model in Derakhshani
Lab Discussion 1: pages 14 - 31, Production Planning - Storyboards in Wyatt
Lesson 2: Chapter 3, Modeling (Part I) in Derakhshani
Review for first test
Lesson 3: Chapter 5, Introduction to Animation in Derakhshani
Lab Discussion 2: pages 68 - 74, Stretch and Squash. Timing and Weight, Anticipation in Wyatt
Lesson 4: Chapter 7, Character Poly Modeling, Part 1 in Derakhshani
Lesson 5: Chapter 8, Character Poly Modeling, Part 2 in Derakhshani
Lab Discussion 3: Term projects
Lesson 6: Chapter 9, Character Poly Modeling, Part 3 in Derakhshani
Review for second test
Lessons on Facial Modeling by Sabrina Jensen, CAP Teaching Assistant
Lesson 7: Chapter 10, Introduction to Materials (Compact Material Editor) in Derakhshani
Lab Discussion 4: 11 Seconds
Lesson 8: Chapter 11, Textures and UV Workflow (Slate Material Editor) in Derakhshani
Lesson 9: Chapter 14, Introduction to Lighting in Derakhshani
Lab Discussion 5: pages 110 - 115, Shot Design, Lighting, Rendering in Wyatt
Lesson 10: Chapter 15, 3DS Max Rendering in Derakhshani
Review for final exam
Supplemental Lesson: Selected Videos on YouTube

Other useful web sites:
Website for the Derakhshani text
Oman3.com - starship tutorial
3DK.org - articles, tutorials
3dstudiomaxtutorials.com - articles, tutorials
3dsmaxresources.com - articles, tutorials
11 Second Club - monthly competitions to sharpen your animation skills


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