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COVID-19 Spring 2020 COVID-19 Spring 2020
Stop in here for information about how the Spring 2020 semester will unfold. Find information about software and class meetings.
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ParmerNinte
Software: Marvelous Designer
ANGD 4100 Animation Industry Seminar
TOVAR -- The lecture course serves as an introduction to the trends of the business. It includes presentations by professional digital artists, business people, and vendors. This one credit course must be taken six times by 3D Majors.
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General Student Information
General Student Announcements and Events
Posted announcements of activities for the CGAUIW Community!
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Senior Demo Reels & Portfolios
A place to check out the work of our advanced students.
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rockoangel
Angel Ortiz Demo Reel
"The Job Board"
Two parts to this area: 1) listings for internships and employment, and 2) all you ever wanted to know about the business world of Computer Graphic Arts... but here you get to ask! (Inquiries on the job market, the graphics world and freelancing.)
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Professor Watkins
Applied Training Solutions
Hardware Problems (Campus Only)
If there are any problems in any of the campus labs (JB 108, JB 236 or the Media Center) please post them here.
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kcrosson
AD 404-01 and AD 404-11
Freshmen Courses
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Professor Li
Spring 2020 Syllabus
ANGD 1312 | Hard Surface Modeling (Sec 01)
MISHLER-This studio course is an introductory level course covering the planning, management and principles of 3D modeling for video games and animation. Students will gain a practical understanding of the design and production processes behind level development. This will include UV wrapping and material creation, working independently in the research, documentation and construction of assets, scenes and levels.
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JoshuaG99
Final turn in here
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Past Semesters (50/405)
ANGD 1312 | Hard Surface Modeling (Sec 02)
LUCIO-This studio course is an introductory level course covering the planning, management and principles of 3D modeling for video games and animation. Students will gain a practical understanding of the design and production processes behind level development. This will include UV wrapping and material creation, working independently in the research, documentation and construction of assets, scenes and levels.
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ANGD 1313 | Game Engines (Sec 01)
WATKINS-This studio course provides an entry-level survey of game engines. This survey includes basic environment creation, player control mechanisms, in-game animation engines, basic AI, UI, and VR creation. The basics of programming for games will also be explored.
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ANGD 1313 | Game Engines (Sec 02)
WATKINS-This studio course provides an entry-level survey of game engines. This survey includes basic environment creation, player control mechanisms, in-game animation engines, basic AI, UI, and VR creation. The basics of programming for games will also be explored.
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ANGD 1313 | Game Engines (Sec 03)
WATKINS-This studio course provides an entry-level survey of game engines. This survey includes basic environment creation, player control mechanisms, in-game animation engines, basic AI, UI, and VR creation. The basics of programming for games will also be explored.
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ANGD 1314 | Organic Modeling (Sec 01)
MCLEROY-This studio course provides an entry-level survey of character sculpting and modeling techniques. These techniques include anatomically correct sculpting, polygon topology and hard surface techniques.
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ANGD 1314 | Organic Modeling (Sec 02)
MCLEROY-This studio course provides an entry-level survey of character sculpting and modeling techniques. These techniques include anatomically correct sculpting, polygon topology and hard surface techniques.
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ANGD 1315 | Principles of Animation (Sec 01)
AREVALO-This studio/lecture course focuses on the core principles of animation. Using prebuilt rigs, students will study and create animations illustrating the principles of character animation through effective body mechanics in film and video games. This is primarily a keyframebased exploration.
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JayMat96
Final Project - Part 2
ANGD 1315 | Principles of Animation (Sec 02)
AREVALO-This studio/lecture course focuses on the core principles of animation. Using prebuilt rigs, students will study and create animations illustrating the principles of character animation through effective body mechanics in film and video games. This is primarily a keyframebased exploration.
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Madeliene18
Final Project - Part 2
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Sophomore Year
ANGD 2321 | Rigging (Sec 01)
LI--This studio/lecture course offers an introduction to character rigging and basics of animation. FK and IK animation within the context of bipedal and multipedal characters utilizing effective principles of body animation mechanics will be explored. Efficient rigs including effective skin weights will be created.
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ANGD 2334 | Environment Production Arts II
MISHLER-This studio course that will direct studentís skills through the rigors of producing architecture through a range of briefs. Advanced modular construction principles, and architectural challenges will provide students a solid foundation in environmental construction for animations, video games and architectural visualizations.
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ANGD 2341 | Period Styles
WATKINS-This lecture course focuses on architectural and furniture history studies as related to game design and film production.
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ANGD 2342 | Animation II: Animation for Games
TOVAR--This studio course is focused on creating animations that are used in games. Content will include both animation loops for game play (first-person, third-person, and others) and animation performance for use in cinematic sequences.
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A. Allen
Final turn in
ANGD 2361 | Character Modeling I
LI--This studio course is focused on introducing and practicing full character creation workflow. Detailed human body topology will be created (nose, eye, mouth, hand and feet). Detailed head, hand and body anatomy will be explored. Basic UV, texturing, and renderings techniques will be introduced in the context of character creation.
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Erik
Class Final - Self Portraits
by Erik
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Kameron Armstrong
Extra Polish Pass Turn-In
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Junior Courses
ANGD 4140 | Senior Thesis Workshop
TOVAR-This studio/lecture course lays the foundation for the Senior Thesis project. Research, concepts, character and set designs, narrative threads and animation tests will be developed.
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Last Post: Time - final
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nhodges
Time - final
by nhodges
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78 354
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Last Post: 5/8 final project
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Amjorge
5/8 final project
by Amjorge
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Last Post: Final reel
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mportale
Final reel
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Ren_Leija
Final Due 12/13th before mind night
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Senior Courses
ANGD 4305 | Senior Portfolio (Sec 01)
TOVAR--This studio/lecture course is the final course for the ANGD Degree. Emphasis on preparation and enhancement of a professional portfolio. Topics include job-seeking strategies, presentation skills, interview techniques and networking with professional organizations.
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Last Post: 5/7 Final packet
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GabrielDLG
5/7 Final packet
ANGD 4305 | Senior Portfolio (Sec 02)
LI--This studio/lecture course is the final course for the ANGD Degree. Emphasis on preparation and enhancement of a professional portfolio. Topics include job-seeking strategies, presentation skills, interview techniques and networking with professional organizations.
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ANGD 4450 | Sr. Thesis Production II
LI/AREVALO--This studio/lecture course is the second in a two course series (along with ANGD 4440 | Senior Thesis Production I) in which a complete narrative project or game is animated and/or programmed and is ready for submission at festivals. This project is completed as part of a team.
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ANGD 4340 | Business of 3D Animation & Game Design
KENISKY -- This lecture course covers how the communication design industry is structured and issues related to work as a professional designer. These include estimating and billing, legal, ethical and tax issues, running a studio, professional resources and other issues likely to be encountered in a design career.
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ClarkeC
2_20
by ClarkeC
"The Lab" (Software Specific Q&A Forum)
General Image Making (PhotoShop and Illustrator)
Bitmap painting and vector drawing applications. These are the industry standards for software. Please include questions about ImageReady and Fireworks.
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MorganD
Corel Painter technique
by MorganD
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Professor Watkins
Unreal Packaging Error
Maya
High-end 3D animation and modeling tool.
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Last Post: Test post
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Professor Watkins
Test post
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Professor Keetell
Character W.I.P
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ParmerNinte
Zbrush UI Connectivity Issue
General 3D Applications
3D modeling and animation software; including: XSI, Cinema 4D, BodyPaint, Lightwave, 3d Studio Max, etc.
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Video Editing and DVD Authoring
This section is for general questions about video editing using Apple's Final Cut Pro, Adobe's Premiere or After Effects and DVD authoring using Apple's DVD Studio Pro or Adobe's Encore.
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Bucket
1080 to h264 after effects
by Bucket
The Hallway
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3D Animation Forum
Discuss great animation, modeling, character design or anything related to the world of 3D.
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"The Easel" (Critique Area)
This is the general critique area for your work. It can be class related or not. Post it here and let the students and members of this forum give you pointers, criticisms and perspective on your works-in-progress.
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Last Post: The Hunt (Shot 19)
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Professor Watkins
The Hunt (Shot 19)
3D Resources
Know of a good place in town to find art supplies, presentation materials, software, hardware, or where to get something printed? Know a good book, magazine, or online resource for research information? Post it here. (Formerly known as "The Library")
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jagomez3
A New Art Book for The Cave
Is There Life After UIW?
Due to the overwhelming demand for information on Graduate Schools, Job Interviews, Post Graduate Experiences, and "What Not", this area has been set up for all of your questions.
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rikkymoller
Portfolio and MFA questions
Other Community Forums
3D & Game Design FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions for students and visitors to the site.
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ProfClayton
F.A.Q.: General Questions
"The Porch" (Off Topic Forum)
Hang out on the front steps and talk about anything you want... included is the "The Theater Lobby" and "The Arcade".
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Last Post: Daily Art
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Lukasik
Daily Art
by Lukasik
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"The Theater Lobby" (350/2,204)
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Forum Feedback
Report a problem with the bulletin board.
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jam1
syntax error?
by jam1

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