JoAnne Johnson Adams

JoAnne Johnson Adams, M.F.A.

Working as a bench jeweler and as a ceramics sculptor and painter throughout her undergraduate study, Jo Anne Adams began her artistic career with a BFA in Painting from the University of New Orleans in 1984. Adams embarked on her 15 year career in the field of 2D animation through the traditional Ink and Paint Department at Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida hand inking and painting cels for theatrical and television release in1989. Transferring to the Layout Department as the Blue Sketch artist granted exposure to many areas of the production process and the ability to learn the nuances of story and its visual development which are applied in her teaching at UCF. After achieving her MFA in Digital Media from the University of Florida in 2007, Jo Anne began her teaching career at the University of Central Florida in 2008. Examples of Jo Anne Adams' personal work encompassing drawing, painting, digital video and traditional animation can be viewed at www.joanneadams.blogspot.com

Education

  • M.F.A. in Digital Media
  • B.F.A. in Painting

Recent Research Activities

Ms. Adams directed two Character Animation projects for the Class of 2018, one of which in collaboration with the UCF Marine Turtle Research Group. The team developed a turtle centric story. "Night Light", teaching the importance of light environmentalism. The group was awarded a grant through the State of Florida Turtle Conservancy.

The second 2018 production, "Ukelayla", worked in collaboration with Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America, CASANA, to raise awareness of the speech disorder.

Ms. Adams also teaches in the Animation and VFX MFA program where she helps guide students through Story Development, Production Design, the Production Pipeline and Thesis Writing. 

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10331 DIG4325C Look Modeling Workshop Face to Face (P) Tu 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
10440 DIG4373C 3d Textures Face to Face (P) W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
10441 DIG4373C 3d Textures Face to Face (P) W 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
11329 DIG5378C Editing for Anim & Vfx Ⅰ Face to Face (P) Th 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
11328 DIG5387C Vis Dev Design for Anim & Vfx Face to Face (P) M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80617 DIG3355C Artificial Envts & Effects Face to Face (P) W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
81388 DIG5386C Anim & Vfx Prod Ⅰ Face to Face (P) Tu 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81389 DIG5439C Script/story Dev for Anim & Fx Face to Face (P) Th 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81471 DIG6379C Editing for Anim & Vfx Ⅱ Face to Face (P) M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2021.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10573 DIG4359C Artif Environ & Effects Wrkshp Video Strmng (V1) COVD DL exmp W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
10574 DIG4359C Artif Environ & Effects Wrkshp Video Strmng (V1) COVD DL exmp W 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
16893 DIG5378C Editing for Anim & Vfx Ⅰ Video Strmng (V1) COVD DL exmp W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
16892 DIG5387C Vis Dev Design for Anim & Vfx Video Strmng (V1) COVD DL exmp M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
16905 DIG6389C Anim & Vfx Prod Ⅳ Video Strmng (V1) COVD DL exmp Th 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81018 DIG4486C Visual Lang Moving Image Ⅱ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) W 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81019 DIG4486C Visual Lang Moving Image Ⅱ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) W 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Unavailable
No Description Available
81774 DIG5439C Script/story Dev for Anim & Fx Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Th 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81855 DIG6379C Editing for Anim & Vfx Ⅱ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81856 DIG6388C Anim & Vfx Prod Ⅲ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2020.

Updated: Sep 2, 2020