.....Weekly Modules 5 hours contact time with Tutor Sheila Graber & 20 hours Personal Study

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20 hour Personal Study- Week2

22.02.2016 Week 5

We meet in Room 313 - swipe in here to start 10.00am
We will work here all day on ToonBoom Harmony
and Wacom Cintiq

We study how the basic interface works.

Then bounce a ball

or Turn a head... if you have time do both



E-mail me your harmony movies made in your Tutorial- or if they are too big - send me a jpg.

In your sketch books create two opposing characters of your own..
One Powerful and Strong the other Sensitive and Fragile. Draw them out in various angles.Consider a characteristic move for each one.

They can be man,woman,animal,robot ,alien or something completely new.
give them each name.

Use Colour and shade in you sketches

Bring these ideas in to animate in Harmony next week




Each weekly module -
5 hours Tuition with Sheila Graber 20 hours personal study

25.01.2016 Week 1

Check out the animation module guide together to gain an overview. Start animating plasticine/cut outs
on line testers. Make a character. Use simple storyboards.
01.02.2016 Week 2
Pastel animation of a face using their own ipads/iphones if possible.. then storyboard subject - “growing up “ create in pastel /cut-outs.
08.02.2016 Week 3
Morph one drawn object into another using pencil and 9 sheets of punched paper…
Learn about in-betweening, and timing
15.02.2016 Week 4
Plan a space in 1 point perspective/ bounce a ball in it
22.02.2016 Week 5
Learn basics of ToonBoom Harmony and experiment.
01.03.2016 Week 6
Create two opposite characters, in line/tone
One powerful the other fragile. using the principles learnt in “Head Turn” make each move in characteristic fashion.on punched paper and line tester or on toonboom
08.03.2016 Week 7
How walk cycles work 2 leg and four leg.using Toon Boom
15.03.2016 Week 8
Choose any drawn character from History-Greek/Minoan/Egyptian etc Place them in appropriate setting and make them move in characteristic style to tell a short 4 “chapter” “story” with sound
Research,Storyboard,Animatic, then ToonBoom

21 March – 4 April 2016 SPRING VACATION