Brenden M Bannon

Residential Faculty - Art

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

ART184 Digital Animation I 3 Credits
The art of animation (animated sequences, special effects, titles, etc.) using the computer. Construction characters, background graphics, color, scaling, storyboard, cells, timing, editing, and surface rendering. Screening and discussion of selected animated short films and videos.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ART111 or ART116) or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30863
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

31105
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31105 Students may contact instructor at brendan.bannon@mesacc.edu

ART185 3D Modeling and Animation I 3 Credits
Basic concepts of 3D modeling. Anatomy of computer geometry; basic elements that make computer models-curves, surfaces, non-uniform rational basis spline (NURBS), and polygons. 3D translation, shading, materials, and rendering.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31182
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

ART284 Digital Animation II 3 Credits
Elements of electronic animation with interactive text graphics, photography, sound, film, and video construction.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ADA/ART/MMT184 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30864
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

ART285 3D Modeling and Animation II 3 Credits
Advanced techniques for 3D modeling and computer animation. Creating and applying 2D background and 3D model textures, creating and applying special effects to models and animation, designing, modeling, and animating a digital 3D character from a character study.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART/MMT185.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31107
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

ART287 3D Character Animation 3 Credits
3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film, broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment. Character motion, editing, and blending electronic with traditional techniques.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ADA/ART/MMT184 or ART180AC. Corequisites: ART116 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31129
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
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Class Started

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
Live Online8/23/2022 12/16/2022 Tu 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM
AC 2S8/25/2022 12/16/2022 Th 12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31129 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

ART185 3D Modeling and Animation I 3 Credits
Basic concepts of 3D modeling. Anatomy of computer geometry; basic elements that make computer models-curves, surfaces, non-uniform rational basis spline (NURBS), and polygons. 3D translation, shading, materials, and rendering.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30311
Dobson Campus
Live Online
AC 2S
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
Th
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

2 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30311 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 30311 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab on Thursdays during class time.

Class 30311 Meets in person on Thursdays and live online on Tuesdays.

ART284 Digital Animation II 3 Credits
Elements of electronic animation with interactive text graphics, photography, sound, film, and video construction.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ADA/ART/MMT184 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30313
Dobson Campus
Live Online
AC 2S
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
We
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

7 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30313 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 30313 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab by appointment only.

Class 30313 Meets in person on Wednesdays and live online on Mondays.

ART285 3D Modeling and Animation II 3 Credits
Advanced techniques for 3D modeling and computer animation. Creating and applying 2D background and 3D model textures, creating and applying special effects to models and animation, designing, modeling, and animating a digital 3D character from a character study.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART/MMT185.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30545
Dobson Campus
Live Online
AC 2S
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
We
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30545 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 30545 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab on Thursdays during class time.

ART287 3D Character Animation 3 Credits
3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film, broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment. Character motion, editing, and blending electronic with traditional techniques.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ADA/ART/MMT184 or ART180AC. Corequisites: ART116 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31064
Dobson Campus
Live Online
AC 2S
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
Th
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31064 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 31064 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab on Thursdays during class time.

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