Adobe Animate CC Multiplatform Animation Essentials Online Course


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    Adobe Animate Online Course. Adobe Animate is a multimedia authoring and computer animation program developed by Adobe Inc. It is widely used for creating interactive animations, vector graphics, and rich multimedia content for websites, games, TV shows, and other digital platforms. Adobe Animate is a powerful tool for creating dynamic and interactive animations. Its comprehensive feature set, ease of use, and integration with other Adobe products make it a preferred choice for animators, designers, and developers across various industries. Whether you are creating content for the web, games, education, or entertainment, Adobe Animate provides the tools needed to bring your creative vision to life.

    For the absolute beginner, the course is self-paced and highly practical, teaching you the fundamental concepts and features through hands-on exercises and assignments and if you have previous experience with Animate or Flash, Animate’s predecessor, we investigate and try out many advanced features, including the creation of 360-degree virtual reality environments and lip-synching dialogue.

    Students are provided with a range of sample web pages and photographs you will need to practice all of Animate’s important features. By the end of the course, you will have worked with a variety of different templates and you will be using Animate like a professional. 

    The Animate online course follows the syllabus for the corresponding Adobe Certified Professional examination. As well as being suitable for beginners who wish to become proficient in Animate’s wide variety of drawing and animation features, the course can be used both as a primer or as a refresher course for experienced users prior to taking the Adobe examination.

    Qualification: Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) in Multiplatform Animation using Adobe Animate . (Optional Exam Required)
    Duration: 1-year course access & support included (120 hours Approx. overall)
    Start Date: Anytime – We enrol 365 days a year 

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    Course Syllabus

    Unit 1: Getting started

    • Introduction
    • Exploring Activate
    • Understanding layers and keyframes
    • Working with Animate’s panels
    • Modifying content
    • Lesson review & quiz
    • Assignment 1 – Creating a simple animated movie


    Unit 2: Creating Graphics and Text

    • Introduction
    • Drawing shapes
    • Gradients and swatches
    • Using the Pen tool and brushes
    • Creating and editing text
    • Creating and managing symbols
    • Filters and export options
    • Lesson review & quiz
    • Assignment 2 – Drawing an Australian State Map


    Unit 3: Animation & Motion Tweening

    • Introduction
    • Introducing animation
    • Animation techniques
    • Motion paths
    • The Motion Tween model
    • Using the Motion Editor
    • Inserting ease-ins and ease-outs
    • Lesson review & quiz
    • Assignment 3 – Creating a fitness infographic


    Unit 4: Character Animation and the Camera Tool

    • Introduction
    • Layer parenting
    • Making and animating deformations
    • Lip-synching dialogue
    • Using the camera
    • Creating depth and attaching layers
    • Lesson review & quiz
    • Assignment 4 – Creating an animated owl character


    Unit 5: Animating Shapes and Using Masks

    • Introduction
    • Creating a shape tween
    • Looping an animation
    • Previewing using onion-skinning
    • Creating and using masks
    • Lesson review and quiz
    • Assignment 5 – Creating an animated GIF


    Unit 6: Interactive Navigation & Virtual Reality

    • Introduction
    • Creating button symbols
    • Navigating the Actions panel
    • Playing animation at the destination
    • Creating a Virtual Reality environment
    • Creating new scenes
    • Adding graphics and animation
    • Lesson review and quiz
    • Assignment 6 – Creating an interactive art gallery


    Unit 7: Sound and Video Publishing

    • Introduction
    • Using sound files
    • Understanding video
    • Understanding publishing options
    • The Adobe Certified Associate Program
    • Lesson review & quiz
    • Assignment 7 – Creating an interactive biography app for Android devices




    Entry Requirements

    To complete this course you will need a Windows or Apple Mac PC with at least 1gb of spare disk space and a subscription to Adobe’s Animate CC software, with both Animate CC and Bridge CC installed. You should also have a working knowledge of your computer and operating system, including accessing the frequently-used menus and commands, and how to open, save, and close files.


    You will be assessed on the completed assignments contained in the training programme. The coursework consists of a series of projects using the Adobe Animate CC software. At the end of the course, you submit your coursework to your course tutor for assessment and feedback.

    Optional Exam Voucher

    All students have the option to purchase Adobe Exam Vouchers for £156.00 which will cover the cost of the exam at participating exam centres. We keep this fee optional as not all learners will want to complete the Adobe exams.voucher to make sure a suitable participating exam centre is available.

    A voucher would be required for each Adobe exam you sit. An additional proctoring fee will also need to be paid to the exam centre for each exam arranged.

    Please Note: It is the students responsibility to source suitable exam centres. We advise researching exam centres prior to purchasing an exam

    Examinations must be sat at a registered Certiport Testing Centre. You should choose the Program, Version and Exam before adding your location for a list of suitable exam centres.

    Please Note: Exam Centres will usually charge an additional proctoring fee (Approximately £15.00) for sitting exams.

    Course Outcome

    On successful completion of this course students will receive our Adobe Animate CC Multiplatform Animation Essentials Certificate of Completion. Students can also apply for the Adobe Certified Professional in Multiplatform Animation exam.

    14 Day Money Back Guarantee

    Once course access has been provided you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If you are not happy for any reason at all, simply email our accounts department with your request to cancel on [email protected]. We will offer a full refund. No questions asked !

    Please note: Any request to cancel outside the 14 days cancellation period will be declined. We will not refund you under any circumstances outside of the legal 14 day cooling off period. If you have opted to finance your course with Payl8r finance you are legally obliged to pay the balance of your fees once the 14 day period expires.

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