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Use Adobe Animate for Interactive projects Web design Game development Design vector graphics Online video

Bespoke Animate CC - 2 Day Introduction

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction to Intermediate

Duration:

2 Days (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £949 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Animate CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Animate CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • Bespoke Animate CC - 2 Day Introduction

    Course Details

    This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Animate CC. We will help you understand how this new industry-leading program takes interactive design to a new level. We will guide you in learning the work area and the best practices for creating animated content with different export options. Plus, you will get the hands-on experience you need to create your own projects.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Animate environment
    • Import and create graphics
    • Draw using the built-in tools
    • Create and use symbols
    • Animate shapes
    • Import audio and video
    • Add simple interactivity through Script Assist and Behaviours
    • Publish in several formats

    Our goal is for you to be able to create simple visual projects that are ready to use for the web.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for designers and developers who are new to Animate and who want to learn the interface and commonly used features.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Getting to know Animate
    • Adobe Animate Workspace
    • The Tools panel
    • Working with Panels
    • Panel Dock
    • Libraries
    • Setting Preferences
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    Working with documents
    • Working with the Stage
    • Resizing Stage and Content
    • Using Guides, Rulers, and Grids
    • Using the Timeline
    • Using Layers
    • Importing Native Photoshop and Illustrator Files
    • Copying and Moving Content
    • Undoing, Redoing
    • History in Animate
    Working with shapes and colour
    • Drawing in Animate
    • Using Vector Graphics
    • Using Bitmap Graphics
    • Merge Drawing Mode
    • Object Drawing Mode
    • Drawing Primitive Shapes
    • Creating Overlapping Shapes
    • Adding Colour
    • Strokes and Fills
    • Gradients
    • Lines
    • Arranging Objects
    • Transforming Objects
    Working with text
    • Using Text in Animate
    • Working with Fonts
    • Using Typekit Web Fonts
    • Using Leading
    Working with symbols
    • What Symbols are and how they work
    • What Symbols’ Instances are
    • Movie Clip Symbols
    • Graphic Symbols
    • Button Symbols
    • Creating Symbols
    • Converting Content to Symbols
    • Swapping Content
    • Editing Symbols
    • Editing Instances
    • Working with Library
    Working with animations
    • Shape Tweens
    • Classic Tweens
    • Motion Tweens
    • Motion Presets
    • Frame-by-Frame Animation
    • Working with Frame Rates
    • Frames and Keyframes
    • Keyframes and Blank Keyframes
    • Orient to Path
    • Masks
    • Motion Guides
    • Easing
    • Nested Timelines
    • Using Onion Skinning
    • Previewing Animations
    Creating interactivity
    • Using JavaScript in Animate
    • Using ActionScript 3.0 in Animate
    • Frame Labels
    • Using Code Snippets
    • Adding Code Snippets to Objects
    • Working with Buttons
    • Making Movie Clips into Buttons
    • Buttons States
    • Editing Buttons
    • Testing Buttons
    Publishing and exporting
    • Exporting from Animate
    • Publishing from Animate
    • Differences between Exporting and Publishing
    • Exporting as SWF
    • Exporting for HTML5
    • Exporting Formats
    • Publishing Preview
    • Publish Settings
    • Adding Flash Player Detection
    • Publishing HTML5 to InDesign, MUSE and Dreamweaver
    • Create responsive animations
    • Add a pre-loader to your HTML5 animation
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Click to view Full details of our
    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Click to view Full details of our
    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

    Click to view Full details of our
    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

    Click to view Full details of
    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke Adobe Animate CC Training Courses

    Adobe Animate CC - 1 Day Introduction training

    Bespoke HTML Training Courses

    HTML and CSS - 2 Day Introduction Training Course

    Bespoke Adobe Dreamweaver CC Training Courses

    Adobe Dreamweaver CC - 1 Day Introduction training

    Bespoke Adobe Photoshop CC Training Courses

    Adobe Photoshop CC - 2 Day Introduction Training Course
  • Client Reviews

    ''Really enjoyed the course feel I've learned significant amount in order to be able to put my news skills in to practice - thanks!''

    Esther Lazenby, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''Excellent course that was delivered at a good pace and very easy to understand and apply.''

    David Cunningham, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''Trainer was extremely well prepared and thought out our training needs well. Moved at a great pace, not too slow but at the same time willing to stop and take a breather if needed.''

    Murray Ziervogel, BGL Group, Adobe Animate - One Day Advanced

    ''This was an excellent course and I feel it's really added more to my general skill-set. I can't wait to get started and creating. Many thanks!!!''

    Peter Songi, RIBA Enterprises, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''The course was set at the right pace. The course instructor was very approachable, friendly, patient. Overall a good course.''

    Jayne Edwards, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''Excellent training location and resources. My third course at XChange in Manchester and I can't wait to come back for more. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend XChange to friends and colleagues, and have done so on many occasions. ''

    Eddie Allen, South Liverpool Homes, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''A thoroughly fun and enjoyable course delivered by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutor - can't wait to get back into the office environment and put it all into practice!''

    Katrina Gillespie, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

    ''Excellent course. Really enjoyed it. Loads to take in.''

    Ben Kirk, The Parliamentary Press , PitStop Pro - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Very professional training service. Instructor was very knowledgeable and open to questions. Methodical training structure and easy to follow. Will recommend to my colleagues. Thanks!''

    Alex Birkett, NUS Services, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Excellent introduction to Cinema 4D, despite it being a large piece of software, lots was covered as a basic starting point.''

    Leigh Harrison, Logistik, Cinema 4D Two Day Introduction

Frequently Asked Questions:

What dates are available for this course?

As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

Can this course be delivered live online?

Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

Can the course include my work samples?

It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.