Brenden M Bannon

Residential Faculty - Computer Graphics

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

ART111 Drawing I 3 Credits
Fundamental principles of drawing. Emphasis on composition and facility in objective and expressive representation, using variety of drawing media. Prerequisites: None.
ART111 is required for majors in both the AAFA-ART and AAS in Digital Arts.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36422
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36422 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: ART111 is required for majors in both the AAFA-ART and AAS in Digital Arts.

40079
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 40079 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: ART111 is required for majors in both the AAFA-ART and AAS in Digital Arts.

ART150 Digital Storytelling 3 Credits
Enables students to find and develop their personal stories. Emphasis on the use of digital technology to create, edit, produce and archive a digital story. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40630
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
3:25 PM - 6:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 40630 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu.

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
41124
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 41124 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
41125
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 41125 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Spring 2021

ART150 Digital Storytelling 3 Credits
Enables students to find and develop their personal stories. Emphasis on the use of digital technology to create, edit, produce and archive a digital story. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37615
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 37615 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34442
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

13 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 34442 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 34442 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab by appointment only.

ART185 3D Modeling for Animation I 3 Credits
Basic concepts of 3D modeling. Anatomy of computer geometry; basic elements that make computer models-curves, surfaces, 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34443
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

16 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 34443 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 34443 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab by appointment only.

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34446
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

13 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 34446 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 34446 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab by appointment only.

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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37616
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

17 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 37616 Students may contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

Class 37616 Students will have the opportunity to use the computer lab by appointment only.

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