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Why 2D Animation Course right for you?

Whether you are self-taught and you want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, this 2D animation course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident animator expert/animation and develop more advanced skills.

This comprehensive 2D animation course is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of animation. This course will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.

As one of the leading course providers and most renowned e-learning specialists online, we’re dedicated to giving you the best educational experience possible. This course is crafted by industry expert, to enable you to learn quickly and efficiently, and at your own pace and convenience.

2D Animation Course Details

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  • “Who is Better” Short Film
  • Introduction
  • Two Secrets to Do Awesome Animations
  • Example of Simple and Interesting
  • Interesting Character in a Good Story
  • Analyzing “Who is Better”

Character Emotion

  • Emotional Expression and Body Language
  • Character Relationships
  • Relationship Examples

Character Design

  • Designing Characters With Geometric Shapes
  • Body Language from Geometric Shapes
  • Expressing With the Mouth
  • Working With References
  • Designing Simple Characters

Planning a Project

  • Planning Your Animation With a Storyboard
  • Hiring Voice Talent
  • Preparing for the Animatic
  • Editing the Animatic
  • Finished Animatic for “Who is Better”

Introduction to Rigging Tutorials

  • Introduction to Rigging Tutorials
  • Getting Adobe After Effects (for Those Who Don’t Have It Yet)
  • New Composition in After Effects (for Absolute Beginners)
  • Creating the Body for Simple (the Circle)
  • Creating Arms and Legs for Simple

Rigging the Character

  • Automation Using Expressions
  • Setting Forward Kinematics
  • Setting Inverse Kinematics
  • Rigging the Right Arm and Legs

Prepearing Controllers

  • Creating and Aligning Controllers
  • Connecting the Body With Controllers
  • Cleaning the Timeline

Working With the Mouth

  • Mouth Expression Research
  • Drawing the Mouth Variations
  • Prepare Mouth for Emotional Lip-sync
  • Animating the First Two Mouths for the Lip Sync
  • Animating the Rest of the Mouths
  • Preparing the Mouth With Expression Controls
  • Head Turn Effect
  • Activating the Flip Switch to Rotate the Mouth

Emotional Lip Sync

  • Emotional Auto Lip-Sync Using Expressions
  • Adding Dialogue to Test Auto Lip Sync
  • Wiggly Body for Maniac Effects
  • Simple Shading

Technical Tips to Know Before Animating

  • Introduction to Animation Tutorials
  • Tips on Changing the Elbow/knee Angles Part 1
  • Tips on Changing the Elbow/knee Angles Part 2
  • Refining the Lip Sync
  • Basic Frame Units in Animations at 24 Fps
  • Basic Frame Units for Reaction Movements
  • Applying the 5 to 10 Frame Rule
  • Basic Frame Units for Aggressive Movements

Animating Tutorials

  • Preparing the Timeline for the Posing
  • Adding Two More Markers
  • Posing the 1st Keyframe: “like Me”
  • Posing the 2nd Keyframe: Body, Hand and Mouth
  • Posing the 2nd Keyframe: Left Hand and Hips
  • Posing the 2nd Keyframe: Correcting the Left Leg
  • Posing the 3rd Keyframe
  • Adding Markers for Anticipation and Aftermath
  • Animating the Anticipation of the 1st Pose
  • Animating the Aftermath of the 1st Pose
  • Applying Ease and Wizz
  • Animating the Anticipation of the 2nd Pose
  • Fixing the Left Leg
  • Fixing the Right Arm
  • Animating the Anticipation of the 3rd Pose
  • Fixing the Right Hand Drop
  • Fixing the Left Leg for Final Position

Wrapping Up The Course

  • Closing Thoughts on Body Language Animation
  • Challenge: Animating 3 Seconds
  • Prepare Composition for Rendering
  • Rendering for Youtube in After Effects

This comprehensive 2D animation course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of animation.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this 2D animation course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.

On successful completion of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice assessment. The assessment will be evaluated automatically and the results will be given to you immediately.

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

Endorsed Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

CPD CertificateAfter successfully passing the MCQ exam, you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. You will get the CPD-accredited PDF certificate free of cost, which is included with the course. There is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy of the CPD-accredited certificate, which is £35.

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CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.

Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.

For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.

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