Animation I

A course in the digital 2d and traditional animation process using OpenToonz

Animation Basics

Create a series of short animations while learning the basic concepts and techniques of digital 2d animation.

The Animation Process

Learn the animation process from story development to animatics. This includes developing a story, writing the story synopsis, creating a script, making a storyboard, recording audio, making an animatic and lip-syncing.

Traditional Animation Techniques

Create a series of 3 brief animation clips using your choice of the following techniques:
  • Hand drawn
  • Charcoal/pastel
  • Cut paper
  • Sand
  • Paint on glass
  • Stop motion
Each clip should utilize a different techniques out of the 6 options.