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Business and Information Technology Education
BT00061
Fundamentals of 3D Motion Graphics
120.00
Students will become familiar with 3D motion graphics as they create, animate, revise, optimize and export 3D graphics and animations.
Carrie DeMuth
405-743-5426
cdemu@okcareertech.org
Advanced Design Techniques, Principles of Animation, or 2D Animation Techniques
Select color and textures to enhance 3D graphics.

Apply various camera techniques to affect the look of a scene.

Create special effects in motion graphics software.

Define coordinates to identify positions of objects within the 3D motion graphics software environment.

Transform objects through translation, rotating, and scaling using motion graphics software.

Apply animation techniques to objects.

Render images to create desired results.

Develop 3D images that show objects in motion or illustrate a process with motion graphics software.

Create basic designs, drawings, and illustrations for product labels, cartons, direct mail, or television using motion graphics software.

Convert real objects to animated objects through modeling in motion graphics software.

Design complex graphics and animation, using independent judgment, creativity, computer equipment, and motion graphics software.

Make objects or characters appear lifelike by manipulating light, color, texture, shadow, and transparency and/or manipulating static images to give the illusion of motion.
(Select from the following)

Autodesk Certified Associate (choose one):
- 3ds Max Design
- Maya

ODCTE Media Production: Motion Graphics Artist (OD40602)

ODCTE Media Production: 3D Animator (OD40606)

Brainbench: 3D Studio Max
Autodesk - http://www.autodesk.com/certification or http://autodesk.starttest.com

Brainbench - http://www.brainbench.com

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Information_Career_Cluster.htm
MAYA Learning Community (Personal learning edition of MAYA is free to download)

Lynda.com Online Learning Library

3ds Max Revealed

Macromedia: Training from the Source Books

Macromedia Flash MX 2004 ActionScript: Training from the Source, Macromedia Press, ISBN 0321213432

Flash MX 2004 Games Most Wanted, Friends of Ed, ISBN 1590592360

Extending Flash MX 2004: Complete Guide and Reference to JavaScript Flash, Friends of Ed,
ISBN 1590593049

Director MX 2004, Training from the Source, ISBN 0-321-22365-9

Adobe After Effects Classroom in a Book, ISBN 0-321-10379-2

After Effects 6.0, Hands-On-Training, ISBN 0-321-22854-5

Macromedia Flash MX 2004 H.O.T., Beyond the Basics ISBN 0-321-22853-7

Macromedia Flash Professional 2004 Application Development, Training from the Source, ISBN 0-321-23834-6

Macromedia Flash MX 2004, The Complete Reference, 2nd Edition, ISBN 0072229209

How to Do Everything with Macromedia Flash MX 2004, ISBN # 0072229691
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications 3D Animator
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications 3D Modeler
Architecture & Construction Design/Pre-Construction Animator Technician
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Motion Graphics Artist
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Special Effects Technician
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Video Game Designer