ANI614 - Advanced Texturing & Painting for Animation

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Subject Title
Advanced Texturing & Painting for Animation

Subject Description
This course concentrates on building one?s own professional portfolio. Through projects and assignments students will explore various skills of texturing, lighting and rendering. The students will explore several advance levels of skills such as normal bump map, displacement map, animated lights & texture, Subsurface Scattering Shaders and the mental ray renderer.

Pre-requisites: ANI 510, ANI 514, ANI 520, ANI 530, ANI 540, ANI 550 and ANI 560

Co-requisites: ANI 601, ANI 631, ANI 650, ANI 660, ANI 670 and PRT 682

Credit Status
Animation Advanced Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Generate advanced lighting solutions
  2. Create custom normal mapping
  3. Develop and implement animated textures
  4. Create and apply animated camera animations
  5. Successfully apply the Mental Ray renderer to models and assets

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.