Incorporate classical animation principles and understand the importance of animation in TV, film and games history. Develop expertise in Adobe Animate for Flash animations and character testing. Master walk cycles, run cycles, extreme takes and acting. Continue your Photoshop and character design (including props and anatomy) mastery.
By the end of this course:
Graduate with your first run cycle, walk cycle and acting scenes, demonstrating polish, color and back-, fore- and middle-ground elements.
Throughout this course:
Deep dive into the following areas of Classical Animation in Flash, as meticulously planned by our expert industry professional curriculum designers:
- Adobe Animate
- Ball Bounce
- Walk Cycle
- Run Cycle
- Carry Weight
- Animated Backgrounds
- Animated Props
This course forms part of Digital Media Academy’s Tech Accelerator program, our year-round, online, sequential learning journey for 13-18-year-olds. Tech Accelerators fuse expert instruction with real-world partnerships to get you university- and industry-ready. Over 8 Levels, you’ll curate a portfolio of Real-world Client Briefs from our leading tech and creative partners, attend Industry Masterclasses, get one-to-one Pro Mentor support and build a Career Network. Tech Accelerators: Fuel your 21st-century career.
- Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
- Built-in or external microphone
- Built-in or external speakers or headphones
- Google Chrome browser
- Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)
- Digital tablet and pen (recommended: Wacom Intuos)
N.B. Download and install Adobe software for free. You will receive a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud license from Digital Media Academy to activate the software for the duration of the course.
- Medium-sized sketchbook
- Pencils and pens
Join us on the beautiful campus of The University of British Columbia for an immersive on-campus learning experience. Outside of your course-specific lesson times, you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and gain a better understanding of life after high school.