Mastering 2D Animation in Adobe Animate (Basic to Advance)

Adobe Animate Basics | Tween and Keyframe Animation | Visual Effects | Character Animation | Animal Walks and Runs
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1,180 students
Created by Art & Animation

What you'll learn

  • Master Adobe Animate: Learn to navigate the software, use keyframe and tween animation techniques. Create simple to complex animations with confidence
  • Visual Effects Wizardry: Acquire skills to create stunning visual effects like fire and water animations using keyframe animation techniques.
  • Character Animation Expertise: Master character vectoring, rigging, and animating facial expressions, including lip syncing for dynamic storytelling.
  • Creative Character Development: Learn to animate various emotions and attitudes, from happiness to fear, bringing characters to life with exquisite movements.
  • Diverse Attitude Walks & Runs: Learn various styles of walks and runs to express different attitudes and emotions for your characters and animals.
  • Independent Story Animation: Gain the ability to confidently animate short stories, setting the stage for YouTube channels or broadcast animation careers.
This course includes:
30 total hours on-demand video
0 articles
85 downloadable resources
151 lessons
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion

Course content


  • No prior experience needed: This course welcomes beginners with open arms! Dive into the world of 2D animation without any prerequisites.
  • Basic computer skills: Familiarity with using a computer and basic software navigation will enhance your learning experience.
  • Passion for animation: Bring your enthusiasm for storytelling and creativity, and let Adobe Animate be your canvas for expression.


Welcome to the exciting world of 2D animation with our comprehensive course on Adobe Animate! Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to refine your skills, this course is your gateway to mastering the art of animation.

In this course, we’ll start by introducing you to Adobe Animate software and its techniques. You’ll learn the basics of animation, including simple animations, keyframe animation, and tween animation. We’ll guide you through each step, making sure you feel comfortable and confident with the software.

Once you’ve got the hang of the basics, we’ll dive into more advanced topics. You’ll explore various tutorials on visual effects, such as fire animation and water animation, using keyframe animation techniques. Get ready to bring your animations to life with stunning effects!

Next up, we’ll tackle character animation. You’ll learn how to create and animate characters from scratch, including character vectoring, rigging, and animating facial expressions. Dive deep into character acting as you master lip syncing, eye blinks, and drawing different lip shapes.

But we don’t stop there! Ever wondered how to make your characters walk and run with attitude? We’ve got you covered. You’ll learn various attitude walks and runs for both characters and animals, from normal walks to scared runs and everything in between.

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with all the skills you need to confidently animate short stories independently. Whether you dream of starting your own YouTube channel or working in broadcast animation, this course sets you up for success.

So, what are you waiting for? Join us on this exciting journey and unleash your creativity with Adobe Animate! With step-by-step guidance and hands-on practice, you’ll soon be creating animations that captivate audiences and tell unforgettable stories. Let’s animate together!

Who this course is for:

  • Aspiring Animators: Whether you’re new to animation or looking to enhance your skills, this course caters to those eager to dive into the world of 2D animation using Adobe Animate. Perfect for hobbyists, students, or professionals seeking to expand their skill set.
  • Content Creators: YouTube enthusiasts, storytellers, and aspiring animators looking to create engaging content will benefit greatly. This course equips you with the tools and techniques to bring your stories to life through captivating animations.
  • Broadcast Animation Enthusiasts: If you dream of working in broadcast animation, this course provides the foundational knowledge and practical skills needed to kickstart your career. Learn the ropes of character animation and visual effects to prepare for the industry.
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