Subject: Character Animation (09 - IGA013)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Computer Graphics
Native organizations units

Chair of Animation in Engineering
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2010..

Course which have preconditioned courses Character Animation

Course idMandatoryMandatory
Fundamentals of Engineering AnimationYesYes
Enabling students to create character of the characters and introduction to the basic requests of movement and frame, as well as mastering space in the animated form (movie).
To apply acquired knowledge in the further process of education as well as in the future professional work.
Drawing the basic 3D shapes and manipulation with basic 3D shapes. Drawing the basic shape of 3D animation and animation of the basic figure through 11 principles of animation : 1) kneading and stretching, 2) anticipation, 3) staging, 4) straight ahead from pose to pose, 5) follow through, overlapping action, held pose & moving hold, 6) deceleration and acceleration, 7) secondary action, 8) timing, 9) arch, 10) exaggeration of emotions, 11) solid drawing. After mastering the basics, the upgrade in the direction of well known animated characters and individual student works follows. Program for computer animation of the character: poser
Lectures and Practice in the drawing office, Computer Practice. Consultations.
Miloš Vujanović, Ratko ObradovićAnimacija karaktera - skripta2010Fakultet tehničkih nauka, Novi SadSerbian language
Walt StanchfieldGesture Drawing for Animation2007Leo Brodie, WashingtonEnglish
Steve RobertsCharacter Animation Fundamentals - Developing Skills for 2D and 3D Character Animation2011Elsevier & Focal PressEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Project taskYesYes15.00
Project taskYesYes15.00
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes30.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Obradović Ratko
Full Professor

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Poštić Mileta

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Perišić Ana
Associate Professor

Laboratory classes
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Banjac Bojan
Assistant Professor

Computational classes
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Kekeljević Igor
Associate Professor

Computational classes