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Stephanie Andrews
DXARTS 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Digital Arts and Experimental Media

Taught by UW faculty and visiting artists, engineers, scientists, and humanities scholars.

Class description

Introduction to experimental 3D computer modeling and environment creation from an artistic perspective. This class uses the Maya software platform to explore the construction of 3D forms, the texturing of surfaces, and the rendering of constructed images. Through a combination of lectures, viewings, tutorials, and short projects, students will learn how to creatively use this advanced toolset to visualize imaginative objects and spaces. Skills acquired in this class can be used for planning projects like installations or sculptures as well as for screen or print-based image creation. Assumes no previous experience in 3D graphics, online application required.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Stephanie Andrews
Date: 11/17/2004