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Course CodeCourse NameStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeSite 
DV10512D Animation26/02/202102/07/20212:30 PM4:30 PMGEARIESAvailable for enrolments
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How will the course benefit me
This course will allow you to explore art in motion. You will expand your scope of creativity by producing movement to your own creations through a 2-dimensional software.

Entry Requirements
No previous knowledge is required for this course, we will start from the beginning.

What will I learn
You will learn how to introduce motion to your drawings by using Adobe Animate software which has got a huge range of tools that will produce movement in a very easy and fun way. You will learn how to draw a character, for example, and make it walk, run, blink, etc..

Course Delivery
The course is structured in sessions of two hours per day. We will start with basic movement of shape and location in a progressive way, so throughout the course you will increase your skills by adding new tools in every session. You will work with a PC and the lastest version of the Adobe Suit Collection.

Learning Assessment
We will assess your progress via individual feedback from the tutor on the basis of observation. We will also have group feedback via screening of works.

Extra Costs
The only item you need for this course is a pair of headphones for the lessons where we add sound.

Progression Routes
The course programme is structured in a way that your learning will be progressively increasing so you can step into a high level (such as After Effects, for example).

Health & Safety
Standard teaching room low-level risks. It is recommended that, if you wear glasses, they are well-adjusted and calibrated so you do not have to struggle to look at the brightness of the screen. Also, please wear comfortable clothing as we will spend the session sitting down and in front of the computer.

Covid H&S
You will be expected to follow the social distancing arrangements in place for the safety of staff and learners.


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