Teaching Motion Design: Course Offerings and Class Projects from the Leading Undergraduate and Graduate

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Steven Heller, Michael Dooley
Allworth Press, Jun 29, 2010 - Art - 304 pages
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How motion design is taught in more than 45 leading programs

This definitive study of motion design is essential reading for everyone teaching or studying design. Now, for the first time, authors Steven Heller and Michael Dooley present a comprehensive look at course offerings from more than 45 leading programs devoted to design, illustration, animation, and computer art. Taken together, they provide a close-up look at the principles and practices of 3D computer animation, character animation, pictorial background illustration, motion graphic design, interactive media, film design, and more, with class projects and syllabi from many of the most prestigious schools in the country. Organized in easy-to-use sections by year of study, this invaluable tool will be every graphic design educator’s go-to guide.

• Detailed syllabi and descriptions of class projects and assignments
• Go-to guide for professors and teachers planning their courses
• Course plans from School of Visual Arts, Ohio State, Rochester Institute of Technology, many other top schools

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About the author (2010)

Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

Michael Dooley is a contributing editor for "Print" magazine and the co-editor, with Steven Heller, of "The Education of a Comics Artist." He lives in Los Angeles.

Steven Heller is the art director of "The New York Times Book Review" and co-chair of the MFA/Design department of the School of Visual Arts. He has written or edited more than 100 books on graphic design and illustration. He lives in New York City.

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