3D MODELING AND ANIMATION
Open to Grades 9-12
This course will introduce students to the concepts and practices of 3D modeling and animation using, but not limited to Maya, 3DS Max, Adobe Premiere Pro and other related software titles while emphasizing its connection to the creative thought process. Students will have the opportunity to create objects that appear in a three-dimensional space. They can be rotated and moved like real objects. Students will learn an overview of the workflow as it relates to modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, cameras, special effects, rigging and rendering. 3D modeling and animation is at the heart of movies, games and virtual reality. This course provides rigorous educational experiences that will prepare you for careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM). This course fulfills the Information Computer Technology (ICT) or the Fine Arts requirement for graduation.