Character Design with Adobe Character Animator
Use cutting-edge face-recognition from Adobe Character Animator to animate character on-screen whilst learning the traditional breakdown and hierarchy of character features.The world of animation is moving fast and Character Animator is an exciting recent addition to the Adobe CC suite of software tools that is opening new frontiers to creators, allowing artistic freedom...
Taught by: Francesco de Manincor.
Use cutting-edge face-recognition from Adobe Character Animator to animate character on-screen whilst learning the traditional breakdown and hierarchy of character features.
The world of animation is moving fast and Character Animator is an exciting recent addition to the Adobe CC suite of software tools that is opening new frontiers to creators, allowing artistic freedom. During the five-day course, you will start by exploring the functionality of Adobe Character Animator interface to then dive in and start creating a character in Photoshop or Illustrator. You will breakdown the character to get it ready for animating, import in Character Animator and explore the animation possibilities of this tool.
Working in groups and individual assignments you will experiment with the latest features of the software and aim to create a short animated sequence. You will have the opportunity to export in different video and animation formats and take with you for further development or have the option to include in your animated showreel.
- Introduction to Adobe Character Animator software
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Integration of Character Animator with Adobe After Effects
- Character Design
- Character Development
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Gain an understanding of Adobe Character Animator software
- Create and animate your character design
- Explore animation and video formats as well as the integration of Character Animator with Adobe After Effects
Who Should Attend
Suitable for anyone interested or responsible for developing character design on Adobe CC software.
Beginners. Students should have some drawing skills and a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. Characters will be created in Photoshop or Illustrator and animated with Adobe Character Animator. You can also bring your existing character design to animate at the course.
Follow up courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested in Adobe After Effects and Animation: Intermediate and Animation and Illustration Portfolio Preparation course.
We also offer Animation bespoke courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.
Francesco likes to start by exploring ideas drawing on paper, to then complete production and post-production using digital tools, for the unbounded possibilities that these offer. He believes that it's all about realising our vision, about storytelling, to captivate and engage the viewer and create that little bit of magic.
Details for booking
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