When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Finley Palaniki
  • Course Code C24EGTA01B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the art and techniques of 2D and 3D animation. You will explore the principles of animation, storytelling, and character design. You will learn how to bring your creative visions to life using industry-standard software. Through hands-on projects and critiques, you will develop your skills in both 2D and 3D animation, gaining the skills necessary to create captivating animations.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles and techniques of 2D and 3D animation.
  • Create engaging narratives and storyboards that effectively communicate ideas through animation.
  • Develop skills in character design and rigging for both 2D and 3D animation.
  • Use industry-standard software to produce high-quality 2D and 3D animations.
  • Be able to analyse and evaluate animated work

Class format and activities

Students will engage in practical exercises to create their own 2D and 3D animations. They will also participate in critique sessions where they present their animations to the class and receive constructive feedback. Students will develop the technical skills through a series of workshops focused on industry-standard animation software.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements. However basic drawing skills and access to a computer at home helps.

What you need to know before you enrol

To get the most out of the course you will need to do additional study/practice outside of your lessons.

What you need

Access to a computer and the internet

What you can do next

Progress to an intermediate animation course