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The Animated Arts student mascot for What you learn in the 1-Year 2D Animation Program

~ Animation is a skill that needs to be mastered for it to be pleasing to the eye~

TERM 1

  • The History of Animation:

    • Pre-historic Animation

    • Industrial Revolution 1800s

    • American Animation - 1900-1921

    • American Animation - 1930s

    • Japanese Anime

  • Introduction to Character Design

  • Introduction to Toon Boom Harmony

  • Introduction to Rigging in Toon Boom Harmony Premium

  • Introduction to 2D Animation in Toon Boom Harmony Premium

  • Understanding the 12 Principles of Animation

  • You & the Industry - Career Development, Social, and Soft Skill Training;

    • What is EQ, Collaboration & Developing EQ in Teams, Emotional Intelligence: Motivation, Emotional Intelligence: Empathy, and Creativity & EQ

    • Presentation Skills & Pitching

    • Contracts & CopyrightsAnimation

    • Animation Portfolios Part 1

    • Animation Portfolios Part 2

  • Acting in Animation Part 1 & 2; Facial Expression and Mannerisms

    • Lip Sync

    • Blinks

    • Head Tilts

    • Emotion changes

    • Facial expressions

    • Body language/shifting weight

    • Pushing poses

  • Walk & Run Cycles;

    • Basic Walk Cycle

    • Basic Run Cycle

    • Attitude Walk & Run Cycles

  • Animation Portfolios Part 3

TERM 2

TERM 3

  • The 2D Animation Pipeline & Workflows

    • Pre-Production

      • Covers processes from concept to storyboard.

      • Creation of assets i.e. Backgrounds, Character Rigs, Props

      • Scene Set-up and Staging

        • Acting in Animation Part 3; Approaching a full scene - planning and blocking, accents/beats,  and polish

    • Production

      • Animation workflow from Client to Animator and back.

    • Post-Production

      • Rendering

      • Understanding the Editing and Compositing Processes.

  • AALI Student Portfolios 4

This show what students learn in the Animated Arts Learning Institute course Introduction to 2D Animation in Toon Boom Harmony Premium

THIS IS A FULL-TIME ONLINE PROGRAM

This shows what a student needs to achieve in the AALI full time program

 - Students must have 30 credits in order to graduate
 - One (1) credit is worth 16 hours 
 - This 1-year program is a total of 488 hours
 -  Students must attend daily virtual classes

The majority of these hours are used to hone the skills needed to become a competent 2D Animator.

Internet Access Required

SOFTWARE

 

Windows OS

Windows 11

Windows 10 (64 bit)

 

MacOS

macOS 12.3 (Monterey)

macOS 11.4 (Big Sur)

macOS 10.15.7 (Catalina)

macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave)

HARDWARE

 

Processor (Windows) - Intel Core i5

Processor (macOS) - Intel Core i5

Memory - 8 GB

Monitors  - 1280 x 800

 

(with scaling up to 200% supported (Windows)Retina display supported (macOS))

Video Card (Windows) - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 

Video Card (macOS) - Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200

DRAWING TOOLS

 

Drawing Tablets such as Wacom Intuos, Huion, XP-Pen, etc. will be a necessary tool to complete some assignments. For animating the mouse can be used.

 

Students should have access to traditional drawing tools such as sketch/drawing pencils, pens, coloured pencils/pens, sketchpads, notebooks, etc. 

  • Available Online

    Book an engaging and informative session with an AALI Tutor

    1 hr

    Free
Student fees and tuition for the Animated Arts Learning Institute


Total cost USD $2,725

TERM 1
Registration Fee* USD $175
FEE  USD $850

TERM 2
FEE USD $850

TERM 3
FEE
USD $850

 

*Registration Fee is non-refundable.
Students can not pay the full amount for an entire year.


Harmony Software is Included in fees.

There is a screening process to ensure that all system requirements are met.
The registration fee is due on acceptance to the program.

CLASSES START  8th January 2024

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