A.B. Osborne is a creative professional and educator in almost every media platform. His experience ranges from technical and medical animation to classic cartoons. His expertise includes everything related to animation: pre-visualization, 3D modeling, texturing and lighting, rigging, character performance, rendering, 2D animation, motion graphics, and compositing. He also has dedicated experience in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
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Augusta University to expand Animation Program
Augusta University's Animation Program will soon see big changes. The college plans to expand the program by adding 21 faculty members. The goal is to attract 400 students to the Department of Art and Design. Right now, 40 students are animation majors. The department will also renovate two warehouse on its Summerville Campus to help grow the program.
Augusta University Animation program is growing and has big goals for the future
Augusta University has plenty of fields of study to choose from and one that’s been really starting to grow is its animation program. “We teach the skill sets that are necessary to make video games and animated movies. Everything from the 3-D models, actually hand-crafting the drawings, laying out your stories, creating the movements, performance of the characters, everything involved with that, that’s our domain,” said Director of the Animation Program, A.B. Osborne.
Augusta University animation program sees growing interest
Students in Augusta University’s animation department are hard at work creating pieces showcasing different styles and genres. We spoke with those in the program who say it’s doubled in two years. Hannah Adams is a junior in the animation program. She says she has seen interest in the program grow after going to different events talking about it. “It’s growing. We went from only 15 of us to going to almost 200 hundred people wanting to apply,” she said.