2D Animation with Adobe Animate


18 hours




City Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


This course is a comprehensive introduction to 2D animation using Adobe Animate, thepremier vector software for digital animation.Learn software skills and thebasics of animation through a series of hands-on projects. Animate projects include simple characteranimation, animated logos, explainer videos GIFs for Instagram and the web. Animate your drawings, product illustrations or ideas so they come to life!

Course content

  • Core principles of animation, including timing, squash stretch
  • Animating text graphic elements
  • Frame by frame digital animation
  • Rigging animating a simple character
  • Symbols groups
  • Using the timeline
  • Drawing tools
  • Managing an asset library
  • Exporting gifs video formats


    There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

    How to enrol

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    Basic computer skills are essential such as the ability to use the internet and file storage networks. A basic working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop is beneficial, but not essential.

    Materials supplied

    Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop with the installed software. If they are unable to, a laptop will be supplied for use in class.

    Suited to

    The course was created for people who are interested in creating 2 dimensional animation with Adobe Animate. The animations could be for artistic, marketing, informative or educational purposes. This course will build on existing skills in digital image making, taking the next step into making thoseimages move. Participants are encouraged to bring an idea for a personal project to work onin this course.

    Additional notes

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    Improved confidence in using and describing English grammar. On successful completion, a RMIT Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

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