Objective:
The students will be able to correlate gained knowledge to the principles portrayed int he movie TRON to show understanding of the unit concepts.

Method:
We will watch the movie TRON in class and you will use your knowledge from lectures and assignments to answer the provided questions in essay form. 1-2 sentence responses will not be sufficient.

TRON Assignment

Turn In:
Create a Google doc in the shared folder and answer the above supplied questions.

Objective:
Check for understanding over knowledge gained in the networking unit.

Method:
Create a new google document with your heading and title it Ch 25 & 26 Questions. Write out and answer the matching and multiple choice questions found on pgs 362 & 375 of your textbook.

Turn In:
Place the document in your shared folder to make sure the instructor can grade it.

Objective:
To gain an understanding of how to use the different modeling tools in Autodesk Maya.

Method:
Use this video tutorial from Pluralsight to get an introduction to environment modeling in Maya.

The project files can be accessed at Q:\\OuallinJ\Animation\LowPolyEnvironment. Copy the project files to your H:\ before beginning in Maya.

Turn In:
Make sure to post updates to your blog every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. You will work through all of the videos. You will need to render the scene out and post to your blog with a description of what you learned throughout the process.

Objective:
Applying textures to 3D models.

Method:
This tutorial is going to familiarize you with the Hypershade window.

Look through the following tutorials in order to help you become more efficient with UV Mapping.

  • This tutorial is a 3 part series.
  • This tutorial focuses on the principles of UV Mapping and some of the new functions found in Maya 2015.

Turn In:
Post a .png of your UV mapped object along with a brief description of the most challenging parts to your blog.

Objective:
Develop skills in rigging character models for animating.

Method:
Use a combination of the following tutorials to develop a good understanding of how to rig characters for animating

Rigging in Maya 2017

Turn In:
post images of your rig from multiple angles throughout the process of the course.