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Jump Start into Animation!
Put down your pegbars and pencils, because this class is about learning animation the modern way. Students will dive head first into a series of projects specially designed to get you animating fast. Starting with the foundation, we will get an introduction to Adobe Animate CC and learn about the principles of motion. Students will practice being an animation clean up artist, design their own animation friendly characters, and build a walk cycle. This class will introduce students to basic 2D rigs (IE: Symbols), and we’ll learn to combine these new tools with traditional animation techniques. We will go over the process for finishing animation, including inking, coloring and even lighting. In the final project, students will animate their own short loop. (Note: Introductory course price, subject to change)
Foundations in Modern 2D Animation WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Unleashing your creativity
Lectures by Brent Noll
Night owl and coffee enthusiast, Brent Noll is an Animation Production artist based in Burbank California, and is currently a designer on Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. Brent's passion is animation, and his short films have been featured in numerous festivals such as Loopdeloop, Audfest, Austin Spotlight, Asifa-South, and The Los Angeles Animation Festival. Brent is also co creator of BAM Animation! a Youtube channel dedicated to teaching young cartoonists how to draw. Although a native of San Antonio. Brent escaped the harsh Texas climate in 2013 to forge a successful animation career in Los Angeles, working for many studios including, DisneyTVA, Dreamworks Television, ShadowMachine, BentoBox, and Starburns Industries.
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Jul 29, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019
Brent is very encouraging and committed to his students. One of the best instructors I've had at CGMA.
Brent used his own experiences and industry know how to help us further our craft. All his critiques were thorough and on time. I only wish I had taken the course at a less busy time in my own life so I could spend more time on my assignments.
Absolutely amazing teacher!! I couldn't have asked for a better class!
Brent is a great instructor. His feedback was always great and well-thought out.
Brent was great, went above and beyond to teach us about the industry. He has a great ease at motivating and communicating with his students.
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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