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Adobe Animate - Introduction

2 Days

Description

Master the skills you need to get up-and-running creating animations with this Adobe Animate class. In this Animate course, you will learn the basics of Adobe's industry-standard web animation and multimedia publishing software. You'll learn how to get creative with Animate's drawing tools and bring graphics to life on the stage through motion and shape tweens while incorporating images, video and audio to create total interactive experiences. Learn to optimize and publish your content for delivery online.

This Adobe Animate training course is geared toward users who have no formal training with Animate  and is ideal for digital and traditional designers looking to move further into the interactive realm, and is a great way for you to learn Animate.

Objectives

  • Effectively navigate the Animate workspace and tools
  • Start creating shapes and paths with the drawing tools
  • Save symbols and manage the Library panel
  • Create basic animation using keyframes and the timeline
  • Import images, sound and video to the timeline
  • Get introduced to ActionScript for controlling animation

Audience

This Adobe Animate training course is geared toward first-time or novice Animate users and is ideal for digital and traditional designers looking to move further into the interactive media field.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 26, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
July 24, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 21, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 18, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Private Training Available
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Course Overview

Animate Jumpstart

  • Introducing Animate
  • Understanding Animate file types
  • Creating and setting up a new document
  • Saving an Animate document
  • Using the Animate workspace
  • Working on the Stage
  • Accessing Animate  tools
  • Using the Property Inspector
  • Working with other panels and groups
  • Putting the Timeline to use

Getting Started with the drawing tools

  • Drawing in Animate 
  • Understanding merge drawing mode
  • Using the Line tool
  • Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Using the Shape and Primitive tools
  • Adding text to your artwork
  • Introducing filters
  • Working with colors and gradients
  • Organizing and layering graphics
  • Transforming graphics and gradients

Using symbols and the library with Animate

  • Understanding symbols and instances
  • Looking at the Library panel
  • Creating symbols
  • Building artwork with symbol instances
  • Editing symbols
  • Modifying instances
  • Changing instance color
  • Duplicating symbols
  • Swapping symbols
  • Managing the Library

Creating basic animation using Animate

  • Introducing keyframes and the timeline
  • Working on layers
  • Using frames and keyframes
  • Creating motion-tweened animation
  • Incorporating color effects, rotation and scaling
  • Modifying animation with the Motion Editor
  • Controlling animation paths
  • Morphing with Shape Tweens
  • Creating and modifying classic tweens
  • Adjusting animation with Onion Skinning

Working with Imported Files in Animate

  • Understanding import formats
  • Importing still images
  • Placing a bitmap image
  • Adding text
  • Swapping out an imported file
  • Modifying and updating imported artwork
  • Updating imported files
  • Taking advantage of Photoshop layers
  • Importing Illustrator artwork
  • Animating imported images

Adding Sound and Video to Animate projects

  • Preparing sound files for Animate 
  • Editing your audio
  • Choosing audio formats
  • Importing sounds
  • Adding sounds to the Timeline and buttons
  • Understanding video in Animate 
  • Choosing embedded vs. linked video
  • Using Animate Video formats
  • Converting video with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adding embedded video

Introducing ActionScript navigation

  • Understanding ActionScript
  • Choosing the right ActionScript version
  • Placing ActionScript
  • Adding actions with the Actions panel
  • Using Script Assist
  • Controlling Movie Clip timelines
  • Building basic button symbols
  • Creating rollovers
  • Exploring Javascript behaviors
  • Adding behaviors to a button

Delivering a final animation

  • Understanding the publishing process from Animate
  • Customizing Publish settings
  • Publishing to the Web
  • Publishing for the Desktop with Adobe AIR
  • Publishing for Mobile Devices
  • Publishing for iOS
  • Publishing for Android OS
  • Using Export Movie
  • Exporting as a PNG Sequence
  • Working with FTP

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 26, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
July 24, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 21, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 18, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy filesfrom CDs and other media.
  • We recommend that you have the Adobe Animate software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it as part of the Creative Cloud from the Adobe web site

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 26, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
July 24, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10 AM ET - 5 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 21, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 18, 2024

$695.00
2 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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