Background Design and Layout (MAAA252)

Below is the weekly breakdown of projects and assignments for this class. The syllabi for this course, and others I teach can be found on the main page. If you have a question or concern, please contact me. I generally respond to e-mails within a few hours of receiving them. NOTE: Students are required to bring pencils, a Wacom Cintiq stylus and a 9" x 12" bound sketchbook to class every week.

Required books: Layout and Composition for Animation by Ed Ghertner

Other Helpful Resources that are STRONGLY recommended to successfully grasp the course material:

Background Design and Layout Week-by-Week Breakdown
Week 1: Intros / Ice Breakers.
Week 2: References / thumbnails / concept studies due. Syllabus Contact due.
Week 3: Project 1: The Great Forest Project Due.
Week 4: References / thumbnails / concept studies due.
Week 5: Project 2: The Abandoned Scene Project Due.
Week 6: References / thumbnails / concept studies due.
Week 7: Project 3: The World Architecture Interior Space Project Due.
Week 8: References / thumbnails / concept studies due.
Week 9: Project 4: The Heart of Darkness Project Due.
Week 10: References / thumbnails / concept studies due.
Week 11: Final Project: The Fairy Tale Interior / Exterior Project Due.
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