A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor

A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Art and Design

Bio

A.B. is an animator and educator who has worked and taught across a variety of platforms and mediums. You'll find his work in everything from classic cartoons to technical and medical animation.

Education

  • MFA, Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects Savannah College of Art & Desi, 2013

  • BA, Radio and Television Eastern Kentucky University, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 3600

    Animation History
  • ART 4605

    Look Development
  • ART 3565

    Motion Graphics
  • ART 4600

    Production Animation I
  • ART 3620

    3D Animation
  • ART 3610

    Previsualization
  • ART 3625

    Technical Animation

Teaching Interests

2D and 3D Animation, 3D Modeling, Game Development, Look Development, Motion Graphics, Technical Animation and Rigging, Animation History, Production Animation, and Art Foundations.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hay Day, ClashQuest, Everdale, 2021
    Other
  • Stylized Extinction, 2021
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Elemental Flora and Fauna: Cybernetic Desert Bloom, 2020
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Stylized Extinction: Xerces Blue Butterfly, 2020
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Hay Day and Hay Day Pop, 2020
    Other

Research Interests

2D/3D hybrid rigging methods, efficient animation pipeline processes, real-time animation techniques, photogrammetry & 3D scanning, non-photorealistic rendering, visualization and animation for social media.

Department Service

  • Search Committee- Assistant Professor with a Specialization in Animation 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Curriculum Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Curriculum Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Promotion 2020

  • Departmental Promotion 2019

College Service

  • Pamplin Faculty Council 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Lyceum Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Undergraduate Research and Fine Arts Conference 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Senate 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Lyceum Series 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Conference Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Golden Lion Awards High School Film Festival 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other