Dec 06, 2013
New video highlights George Kozmon's playful work
Nov 02, 2013
Cinematheque to show eight classic comedies by Ernst Lubitsch
Dec 02, 2013
Industrial design grad gives TEDx talk on creative play
Nov 08, 2013
2013 Fall Exhibition
about 4 hours ago via Facebook
Three teams of junior and senior Game Design students have been busy all semester working with computer science students from Case Western Reserve University to create engaging mobile/tablet games, and tonight, Microsoft professionals will be Skying in live from California to critique their work. Come out and support our students, faculty, and this wonderful connection!
Dec 02, 2013
CIA's Contemporary Artist Index: 31,000 strong, and now easier to use than ever
Jan 13, 2014
34th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition
Nov 22, 2013
CIA wins UCI award for Euclid Avenue ArtBox project
2D/3D Compositing for Animation
The course is designed to instruct students in the process and concepts of integrating 2D and 3D images from multiple digital sources into a single, seamless whole composite. The course will be examining tools, techniques and concepts which help to augment and compose digital space for sequences of images (still images, animations & video). Digital compositing is the manipulated combination of at least 2 or more sources of images to produce and integrated result. The course will use the process of compositing to demonstrate the following advanced concepts & techniques: digital compositing concepts, motion graphics integration, post production special effects, matte painting/masking, basic 2D rotoscoping and animation of different composited layers, depth and 2D space composites, 3D generated render passes, lighting and color correction for image synthesis and rendering with correct frame rate and aspect ratios. The fundamental concepts, principles and practices of time based digital compositing and rendering in order to establish a common aesthetic and technical language necessary to develop quality professional visual communications. Based primarily in the software program Adobe After Effects, students will immerse themselves in the making of integrated 2D works that are driven by medical/scientific, socially, culturally and research connected narratives.
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While at CIA, you'll learn from the masters through our rigorous, world-class curriculum and connect with working professionals to begin your career.