Start your journey towards becoming a 2D animator with personalized training from industry mentors who have worked on your favorite films and TV shows! Learn how to animate from scratch with Toon Boom software, build your portfolio, and be job-ready in 12 months.
Why study 2D animation online at CG Spectrum:
Ready to become a 2D animator? Get your career off to a great start at CG Spectrum online 2D animation school.
CG Spectrum is one of just 16 Toon Boom certified schools, and the only 100% online 2D animation school. This means CG Spectrum students receive the highest quality education and learn the latest techniques used by major studios.
Progress faster with mentorship from professional 2D animators who will share their valuable industry insights as you build valuable job skills and develop a polished portfolio to show employers. Enquire today!
3 months - 20hrs weekly
Learn 2D animation basics from Disney animators! Focusing on hand-drawn animation style, this online animation course covers the 12 Principals of Animation and classic exercises like the bouncing ball, walk cycle, and character take using industry software Toon Boom Harmony.
9 months - 20hrs weekly
Build on your character animation skills by creating more exciting and complex scenes for your portfolio. Learn body mechanics and anatomy, Toon Boom shortcuts, and other practical job skills that will speed up your workflow and serve you in your career as an animator.
9 months - 20hrs weekly
Get ready for more advanced aspects of 2D: creating appealing characters, solid drawings, expressive acting and FX animation. Increase your technical skills, gain confidence in Toon Boom, and finish the course by polishing your portfolio and exploring career options with your mentor.
Marcel has animated for film, TV and video games since 2003 at studios across Canada and France including Bardel and Gameloft. He was also a Toon Boom instructor at studios and schools around the world.Read full bio
Montréal-based Hubert Lapointe has worked as an animator and animation supervisor on hit shows like Rick & Morty and The Ollie and Moon Show, and as a software instructor for ToonBoom.Read full bio
Based in Tokyo, Misu has worked as a storyboard artist for Pokemon Sun & Moon, Vinland Saga, Overlord II and Bleach Brave Souls.Read full bio
While at Disney and DreamWorks Scott animated classics like Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame and Road to El Dorado. He later won an Oscar for best special effects for Life of Pi.Read full bio
Alfredo is a 2D animator and storyboard artist who has worked on feature films like Klaus (Lead Animator on Jesper), Song of the Sea, The Secret of Kells, and several TV shows.Read full bio
Sykosan is a 2D animation filmmaker with expertise covering all stages of the animation process and a unique style of modern western and Japanese influences.Read full bio
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