This studio course offers further exploration in the processes of artisanal animation and may include stop motion, fluid frames, 2D digital animation, rotoscoping, and direct animation. Students are encouraged to go in depth with a chosen medium or combine techniques in their work. This course includes independent research on animators, techniques, and historical context. Students should expect and plan to spend additional time working on their projects each week outside of scheduled class time. May be repeated for credits as Animation III or Animation IV. Prerequisites: any animation class or with permission of the instructor.