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DIGITAL DESIGN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Napa Valley College • Bldg. 3900
Gary Strommen Program Coordinator
(707) 256-7526Contact Gary Strommen Facebook  Instagram
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DIGITAL DESIGN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Napa Valley College • Bldg. 3900
Gary Strommen Program Coordinator
(707) 256-7526Contact Gary Strommen Facebook Instagram
DIGITAL DESIGN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Napa Valley College • Bldg. 3900
Gary Strommen Program Coordinator
(707) 256-7526Contact Gary Strommen Facebook Instagram
DDGT241 - Digital Design Graphics Technology 4 Spring 2021

The last of a four course series in the Digital Design Graphics Technology A.S. Degree program. Study in technical 3D animation, video editing, and compositing. Study of Adobe After Effects as a tool for video compositing, motion graphics design, and animation. Students will work together on a group project showcasing all of the skills they have learned in the two year program. Students will put together and post a resume and portfolio with animated demo reel on their student websites. Students will prepare for Autodesk Certified Professional Exams.




Documents: Syallabus and Handouts Top of Page

Download TGC Book
Working Drawing Checklist

DDGT241 Syllabus Spring 2021
DDGT241 Schedule Spring 2021
DDGT241 Assignment List Spring 2021
DDGT241 ASCENT Reading Participation Spring 2021



Assignments Top of Page

Final Project

#1 - Signed Syllabus
#2 - Signed Kitchen Safety Sheets
#3 - SCALES - Assignment A
#4 - SCALES - Assignment B
#5 - SCALES - Assignment C
#6 - XREF Template No2 - Part I
#7 - XREF Template No2 - Part II
     XREF Assignment Description
     XREF DEMO
     DDGT DETAIL VIEW DEMO
#8 - 1058 Robotic Arm - Part I
        1058 Robotic Arm Assignment Description
        AutoCAD 3D WD ANSI B SCALE 1:2
#9 - 1058 Robotic Arm - Part II
        1058 Robotic Arm Assignment Description
        1058 Robotic Arm AutoCAD 3D WD ANSI C SCALE 1:1 with revisions (Visual Check Off)
#10 - 1058 Robotic Arm - Part III
          1058 Robotic Arm Assignment Description
          1058 Robotic Arm Inventor WD ANSI B SCALE 1:2
#11 - 1058 Robotic Arm - Part IV
          1058 Robotic Arm Assignment Description
          1058 Robotic Arm Inventor WD ANSI C SCALE 1:1 with revisions (Visual Check Off)
#12 - 1058 Robotic Arm - Part V
          1058 Robotic Arm Assignment Description
          1058 Robotic Arm Animation on Website)
#13 - Mandatory Meeting With Instructor - February
#14 - After Effects Tutorial Research
#15 - After Effects Animated Logo
#16 - Mandatory Meeting With Instructor - March
#17 - AutoCAD Review for Certification Questions
#18 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 2A
#19 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 2B
#20 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 2C
#21 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 2D
#22 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 3A (Submit Excel file with assignment)
#23 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 4A
#24 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 5B
#25 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 5C
#26 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 6A
#27 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 6B
#28 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 6C
#29 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 6D
#30 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 7A
#31 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 7C
#32 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 8A (Submit DWF file with assignment)
#33 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 9A (Submit ZIP file with assignment)
#34 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 9B
#35 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 11A
#36 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 11B
#37 - Mandatory Meeting With Instructor - April
#38 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 12A (Submit ZIP and DWF with assignment)
#39 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 14A
#40 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 14B
#41 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 14C
#42 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 15A
#43 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 15B
#44 - Ascent AutoCAD Advanced 19D
#45 - Final Project Individual Contributions
#46 - Final Project Questioinnaire
#47 - Degree Questionnaire


Additional Practice Assignments





Lectures Top of Page

Reference Videos:
2015 AutoCAD 3D Toolbars
2015 AutoCAD Create a CTB - Color Table File for Printing
2015 Inventor Application Options
Inventor Cool Orange Thread Modeler Add On


DDGT241 2021.01.20 XREF Assignment Overview 6:38
DDGT241 2021.01.20 Allway Sync Overview 15:12
DDGT241 2021.01.21 Robotic Arm Assignment Overview 25:24
DDGT241 2021.01.21 Final Project Review 47:50
DDGT241 2021.01.25 Robotic Arm - Inventor Vacuum Tube Demo 34:00
DDGT241 2021.01.25 Robotic Arm Inventor Setup 55:33
DDGT241 2021.01.26 Robotic Arm 3ds Max Setup 1:14:09
DDGT241 2021.01.27 Scales Review 23:15
DDGT241 2021.01.27 4k Advantages 13:19
DDGT241 2021.01.27 Robotic Arm Animation Demo 43:00
DDGT241 2021.01.28 Gantt Chart 45:17
DDGT241 2021.01.28 Storyboarding 22:20
DDGT241 2021.02.01 Animated Logos Assignment Description 21:27
DDGT241 2021.02.01 After Effects Intro I 52:55
DDGT241 2021.02.02 After Effects Intro II 30:27
DDGT241 20212.02.02 After Effects Compositor Link Setup 14:58
DDGT241 2021.02.03 3ds Max to AE I 1:13:03
DDGT241 2021.02.08 3ds Max to AE II - Multipass Rendering 1:07:29
DDGT241 2021.02.09 3ds Max to AE III - Multipass Rendering 1:05:58
DDGT241 2021.02.10 3ds Max to AE IV - Compositor Link 1:07:18
DDGT241 2021.02.16 Modeling Terrain and Roads 1:05:06
DDGT241 2021.02.17 Final Project - Storyboards 28:55
DDGT241 2021.02.17 Terrain Road Materials 36:24
DDGT241 2021.02.23 Terrain Seamless Materials 1:24:13
DDGT241 2021.03.01 Class Status 3:11
DDGT241 2021.03.10 Night Sky Demo 32:58
DDGT241 2021.03.11 Sun Positioner 28:12
DDGT241 2021.03.15 AutoCAD Advanced Ch2 Advanced Text Objects 1:02:27
DDGT241 2021.03.16 AutoCAD Advanced Ch3 Working With Tables 25:51
DDGT241 2021.03.16 AutoCAD Advanced Ch5 Dynamic Blocks I 15:17
DDGT241 2021.03.17 AutoCAD Advanced Ch5 Dynamic Blocks II 1:10:12
DDGT241 2021.03.22 AutoCAD Advanced Ch6 Attributes 1:04:20
DDGT241 2021.03.23 AutoCAD Advanced Ch8 Output I 22:52
DDGT241 2021.03.24 AutoCAD Advanced Ch8 Output II 52:57
DDGT241 2021.04.05 AutoCAD Advanced Ch9 Other Tools for Collaboration 41:44
DDGT241 2021.04.06 AutoCAD Advanced Ch10 Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation 30:06
DDGT241 2021.04.07 AutoCAD Advanced Ch11 Introduction to Sheet Sets 1:17:44
DDGT241 2021.04.12 AutoCAD Advanced Ch12 Publishing and Customizing Sheet Sets 33:19
DDGT241 2021.04.13 AutoCAD Advanced Ch14 Managing Layers 41:22
DDGT241 2021.04.14 AutoCAD Advanced Ch15 CAD Standards 21:32
DDGT241 2021.04.19 AutoCAD Advanced Ch16 System Setup 51:11
DDGT241 2021.04.21 AutoCAD Advanced Ch17 Intro to Customization 24:45
DDGT241 2021.04.26 AutoCAD Advanced Ch18 Customizing the User Interface 19:42
DDGT241 2021.04.27 AutoCAD Advanced Ch19 Macros and Custom Routines 25:08


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