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Digital Art and Animation Insider

Cogswell student Keith Larsen is an audio engineer and artist. Known as an audiovisual architect, he builds from the depths of his imagination to create a whole new experience for his international audience. When asked how music mirrors the visual arts, Keith says he chooses silence as his canvas. The following Faces In Places image […]

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How does working on a full scale production feel? Is it like the real thing, or does it feel like just another class? Nothing in Project X, a project-based animation design course, is previously produced. Everything, from sound to story to special effects, is generated by students. The process of design, composition and technical execution, […]

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Character: \ˈker-ik-tər\ noun A fictional representation of a person. An individual marked by notable, quirky or conspicuous attributes. What do author Daniel Handler and the unfortunate Baudelaire children have in common? “A life rife with misery and misfortune?” you might guess. Wrong. Daniel, aka Lemony Snicket, is actually quite happy. The correct answer is: they’re […]

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Do you have the communication and animation skills needed to make it in one of the many coveted creative animation jobs, like character rigging for DreamWorks or animating for Pixar? Animation jobs like these are a challenge to land, given the increasingly competitive job market. Simply put: you need certain skills beyond an ability to […]

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Computer graphics (CG) animation software and tools are continuing to advance at an amazing pace to create today’s digital animation movies. New generations of animated movie lovers are getting used to seeing CG visuals that were not possible just five to 10 years ago. How are these new technologies helping these animated movie makers? Let’s […]

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