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Animate Intro | Training Course

Create captivating animations and interactivity using Adobe Animate.
Bring your ideas to life on this Adobe Authorised course.


  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £399 + VAT save £100
Online £379 + VAT save £120
London Bridge £499 + VAT

Animate Intro | Training Course

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Course Info

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Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Understand file types and Animate interface
  • Master draw tools, vectors, and gradients
  • Learn animation principles and timeline essentials
  • Explore advanced techniques like motion guides and easing
  • Gain skills in interactivity and publishing animations
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 162 reviews


Animate essentials

• About File Types: HTML5 Canvas versus Actionscript 3

• The Adobe Animate interface

• Syncing settings in Animate CC

• Creating a new Animate document

• Setting stage properties and dimensions

• Working with panels and panel layouts

• Custom panel sets

• Rules, guides and grid

• Identifying the development cycle

• Creating a new file

• Publish Settings

Draw Tools and Bitmaps

• Object and shape draw modes

• Vector draw tools

• Alignment and Transformation Tools and Panels

• Modifying Properties

• Reshaping Vectors

• Working with Live Text

• Creating and modifying gradients

• Importing and saving swatches

• Working with Layers

• Layer Masks

• Integration with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

• Importing Bitmaps

Basic Animation Principles

• Timeline Essentials

• Understanding the Timeline and Frame Rate

• About Frames, Keyframes and Blank Keyframes

• Adding, removing and copying from the Timeline

• Creating Cell Animations

• Creating Shape Tweens

• Controlling Shape Tweens

• Understanding Motion and Classic Tweens

• About Symbols: Graphic, Button and Movie Clip

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Classic Tween Techniques

• Creating Graphic Symbols

• Exploring the Library

• Editing Symbols and Resetting the Registration Point

• Fading in and out

• Resizing and Rotating

• Animating on a Path with Motion Guides

• Building self-contained Movie Clip animations

• Understanding and applying Easing

• Creating Custom Eases

Applied Animation Techniques

• Planning and Storyboards

• Character Animation Techniques

• Parallax scrolling

• Animated Masking

• Building and Testing Banner Ads

• Creating IK chains with the Bone Tool

• Working with the Camera Tool

• Integrating Audio and Video

Interactivity and Publishing

• Best practice for file sizes

• Exporting as Video and Animated Gif

• Creating Buttons

• About HTML5 and Javascript

• Working with Code Snippets

• Linking to websites

• Timeline Navigation

• Creating loops

• Publishing for browsers and devices

• About clickTag

• Working with AD Agencies

Questions and answers

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"Really loved the course, the examples used were very useful and personalised which I thought was fantastic. The location of the facility is perfect and it is always a wonderful place to come and learn, and I will keep doing so."
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Latest Reviews

"Very organised set-up. Good IT support and friendly staff."
British Transport Police
  • 20th July

"Iwan was a great trainer. Really patient and happy to go back over things and answer any questions. A great insight into Animate and things that can be accomplished using the software."
Airband Community Internet Ltd
  • 5th May

"Iwan was a fantastic tutor, really patient and he explained everything really well. We covered a huge amount. I had asked Media Training before I attended about specific course content and I learnt exactly what I expected to learn. Centre and staff are great."
Suzanne Mullins
  • 16th December