Learn to design backgrounds for animated stories with great teachers who will challenge your creativity and teach you what you need to know to get work in the ever expanding industry of animation.


Design Backgrounds For Animation

Background Design 101 is an online course teaching students to design backgrounds for traditional animation. This course is a credit course and is Included our 3-year degree program.

Designing backgrounds for animation is the process of conceptualizing environments based on the story of the animated film, and adapting it to the stylistic choices of the film. The primary role of the background artist is to design the stage on which the animation of the character or special effects takes place.

In traditional animation, a background is the drawing and/or painting of the background for a scene.

In order to take this course you need to have taken Layout and Perspective 101 or the equivalent.

Some of the topics discussed on this course are:

  • Drawings, Tones and Colors of Backgrounds
  • Designing Fantasy and Forest Backgrounds
  • Designing Dinosaur Lands
  • Designing Swamps

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