Brenden M Bannon

Residential Faculty - Art

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits

Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29677
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

AVC185 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: 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
32119
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 32119 Students may attend class either in person or live online. Contact instructor for more information at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu

AVC284 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 AVC/MMT184 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
32130
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 32130 Students may attend class either in person or live online. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

AVC285 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 AVC/MMT185.

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
32131
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 32131 Students may attend class either in person or live online. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

AVC287 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 AVC/MMT184 or AVC180AC. Corequisites: ART116 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
32132
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 32132 Studentsmay attend class either in person or live online. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

Fall 2024

AVC185 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: AVC100 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Modeling of props and rooms in Maya, figures in Zbrush. UV mapping, PBR textures, 3-point lighting, and rendering.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33580
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may attend class either in person or live online during scheduled class meetings. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

AVC284 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 AVC/MMT184 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Use open-source rigs and then custom rig building in Harmony.

Storyboarding and animatics in Storyboard Pro and final film.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33596
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may attend class either in person or live online at the scheduled time. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

AVC285 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 AVC/MMT185.

Course Notes: Full body and facial rigging in Maya. Advanced modeling techniques and texturing. Animation for final film.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33597
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may attend class either in person or live online at time scheduled. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

AVC287 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 AVC/MMT184 or AVC180AC. Corequisites: ART116 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: 3D animation in Maya using the 12 principles of animation. Emphasis on acting and body mechanics.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33598
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may attend class either in person or live online at scheduled time. Contact instructor at: brenden.bannon@mesacc.edu for more information.

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