Responsive image

Animate Intro | Training Course

Create visually engaging content for web banners, e-learning, games and more.
Incorporate sound and video to your interactive elements and publish to platforms.


  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £379 + VAT save £100
London Bridge £429 + VAT save £50
Online £479 + VAT
London Bridge £479 + VAT
London Bridge £479 + VAT
Online £479 + VAT

Animate Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Understand the interface
  • Bitmaps and drawing tools
  • Create engaging graphics
  • Animation techniques
  • Build and edit banner ads
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 142 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

Questions and answers


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

You Might Like These Too

After Effects Intro

from £349 + VAT

2 day course
Create impressive animation and visual effects that will wow your viewers.

Use the world's favourite motion graphics software like a professional.

  • Create video projects from scratch
    Understand After Effects interface
    Learn keyframing workflow
    Confidently use effects palette
    Learn tips from industry experts

Illustrator Intro

from £379 + VAT

2 day course
Create beautiful artwork, illustrations and graphics using the power of Adobe Illustrator.

Get taught with practical, hands-on exercises by some of London's best designers.

  • To use the drawing tools
    Use layers and shapes
    Create complex shapes
    Work with colour
    Create professional artwork

HTML and CSS Intro

from £379 + VAT

2 day course
Gain basic HTML coding skills to build a modern, attractive website.

Learn to insert images, videos, tables, forms and design like a pro using CSS.

  • Create attractive web pages
    Edit existing HTML files
    Work with images and videos
    Format and style text with CSS
    Understand HTML and CSS languages

"Very organised set-up. Good IT support and friendly staff."
British Transport Police
20th July - Animate CC : Introduction

Latest Reviews

"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

"Relevant examples and very well organised :)"
Cirencester Friendly
  • 25th October

"Great relaxed atmosphere for concentrating on the training. Iwan was very knowledgeable and patient, and great at answering questions - thanks!"
Royal College Of Nursing
  • 27th September