Anthony N Gardea

Adjunct Faculty

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

AVC184 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: AVC100 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Students in this class 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
32117
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Ended

32118

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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 32118 Students may contact instructor at: anthony.gardea@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

AVC184 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: AVC100 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Students in this class 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.

Frame-by-frame animation in Harmony Premiumßfollowingßthe 12 principles of animation. Emphasis on Character animation, lip syncing, acting, staging the scene, and compositing for final film.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33578
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

7 of 16
Seats Available

33579

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

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.

Students may contact instructor at: anthony.gardea@mesacc.edu

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