Learn from professional animators who worked on classics like Klaus, Rick & Morty, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Pocahontas, and Road to El Dorado! Discover industry secrets used to create the whimsical characters you grew up watching, and create your own animations from scratch.
Bring your stories to life with CG Spectrum online 2D animation school! In just 3 months, this beginners course will equip you with a solid foundation in 2D animation. You'll dive right into the 12 Principals of Animation and the many features of Toon Boom Harmony.
This short course is the best way to get started in the world of 2D. The curriculum is exactly the same as term 1 of the 2D Animation Diploma, so if you want to continue after completing your certificate, you'll already be a third of the way through the diploma course!
Starting with the 12 Principles of Animation, you'll learn 2D animation fundamentals and begin putting them into practice with your first 2D pieces: the bouncing ball, flour sack jump and a walk cycle.
You'll discover how to add personality and emotion to your work while creating the illusion of three-dimensional space; learn key features of Toon Boom; and get familiar with drawing tools, posing, timing, spacing, the timeline and X-sheet.
*This short course is the same as the term one of the 2D Animation Diploma, so you'll be a third of the way through the diploma course if you choose to continue your journey!
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
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
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
Alfredo is a 2D animator and storyboard artist who has worked on feature films like Klaus (Alfredo was the lead animator on Jesper), Song of the Sea, The Secret of Kells, and several TV shows.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
The most affordable way to learn from top industry mentors in a fun, collaborative environment, while still getting plenty of personalized feedback.
Progress faster and enjoy more flexiblity with private mentorship. Ideal for busy schedules, career-changers, or artists upgrading skills or changing specialties.
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