Drawing for Animation 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Drawing for Animation 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit will focus on the foundation drawing skills and processes employed in the pre-production phase of visual development of a script or concept for film. It covers sets, props and character design, as well as story previsualisation techniques.


    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit students should be able to:
    1. Use the basic drawing elements of line, shape, and form to create visual narrative structures and compositions. 
    2. Draw the human form in a solid and expressive manner.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the visual language and conventions employed in storytelling through storyboarding and animatics.
    4. Develop critical/reflective frameworks for the contextualisation of personal design and style with audience appeal.

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