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Adobe Animate CC Introduction 2 Days - London
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.
After we give you a complete tour of the Animate environment, we will take you from a blank canvas to being able to produce your own graphics and animations. You will see how it easy it is to import your own audio and video, add simple interactivity, and then publish your projects in a variety of formats.
|Price:||£450.00 ex VAT|
|Version:||Adobe Animate CC|
|Level:||Introduction to Intermediate|
|Duration:||2 Days (10am-5pm)|
|Computer:||Windows & Mac|
08 Oct - 09 Oct
Animate Introduction 2 Days Overview
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.
Animate CC Introduction 2 Days Course OutlineGetting to know Animate
- Adobe Animate Workspace
- The Tools panel
- Working with Panels
- Panel Dock
- Setting Preferences
- Keyboard Shortcuts
- 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
- 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
- Arranging Objects
- Transforming Objects
- Using Text in Animate
- Working with Fonts
- Using Typekit Web Fonts
- Using Leading
- 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
- 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
- Motion Guides
- Nested Timelines
- Using Onion Skinning
- Previewing Animations
- 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
- 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
The following are provided for your best experience on this course:
- All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
- Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
- Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
- 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
- Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
- Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
- Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
- Pads and pens
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.
Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Animate CC course:
Included with our Animate courses is the Flash Visual Quickstart Guide provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.
Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.
After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified Flash course.
Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.
This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:5 St John’s Lane
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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.
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.
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