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Adobe Animate CC : Introduction

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Two Day Course

Overview

Adobe Animate provides a powerful all-in-one platform for producing video and animation content. Animate allows you to publish as either SWF or HTML5 across desktops, smartphones, tablets and TVs.

This Adobe authorised course is designed for new users of Animate who wish to create visually engaging content for web banners, e-learning content, games and desktop applications.

This extremely popular two-day course has proved to be the most effective way of getting up and running in Adobe Animate quickly and easily. This course covers Animate basics, importing, creating and editing vector graphics and working with text as well as creating animations.

You will also create interactive elements using built-in ActionScript behaviours, incorporate sound and video and publish and test your Animate content on a range of platforms.

You need no previous experience of using Animate to attend this course.

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    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

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Course Outline

  • DAY ONE

    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 Abobe 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

    Questions and answers
  • DAY TWO

    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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Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

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