Adobe Animate CC Training

Adobe Animate CC Training

This Adobe Animate course offers a comprehensive journey into the world of digital animation and interactive media. Designed for both beginners and experienced users, it covers all aspects of Adobe Animate, from the basics of the interface to advanced animation techniques. You will learn how to create engaging animations, design characters, and integrate sound and video, utilizing Animate's powerful tools. This online animation course also covers scripting with ActionScript and JavaScript to add interactivity to animations.

Through practical exercises and real-world applications, animation training ensures that you not only understand the software's capabilities but also how to apply these skills in your creative projects. The course encompasses all topics covered in the Animate certification exam and much more. Whether your goal is to work in the animation industry or to enhance your animation skills, this course provides the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to excel in the field of digital animation.

3 Months Access / 40 Course Hrs
  • Details
  • Syllabus
  • Requirements



This Adobe Animate course is a thorough exploration into the vibrant world of digital animation and interactive media, catering to both novices and seasoned animators. It covers everything from basic interface navigation to advanced animation techniques. You will learn to craft compelling animations, design detailed characters, and incorporate sound and video, all while utilizing Animate's robust toolset. Furthermore, the course introduces scripting, enabling the addition of interactivity to animations.

This online animation course guides you through creating and managing symbols, mastering a spectrum of animation techniques from frame-by-frame animation to tweening and motion edits, and perfecting character design. Advanced topics such as rotoscoping, rigging with the Bone Tool, and adding interactivity with ActionScript or JavaScript will also be covered by learning Adobe Animate. This educational journey ensures the acquisition of skills necessary for integrating audio and video into animations, applying filters, and producing content for HTML5 Canvas and WebGL, thereby broadening the scope of web animation capabilities.

By the end of the course, you will be well-prepared to pass the Animate certification exam and for a career in the animation industry, equipped with a deep understanding of animation principles and best practices. Your curriculum is structured to offer a step-by-step guide through the animation process, from basic drawing and animation techniques to complex character design and interactivity scripting. Hands-on exercises and practical applications reinforce learning, enabling you to apply concepts in real-world settings and open up new opportunities in the fields of animation and multimedia design.


  1. Introduction to Animate
    1. Animate Home Screen
    2. Creating New Documents
    3. Drawing Basic Shapes
    4. Animate Interface
    5. Tools
    6. Properties
    7. Libraries
    8. The Timeline
    9. Navigating a Document
    10. Rulers, Guides, and Grids
    11. Setting Preferences
  2. Animation Basics
    1. Symbols
    2. Types of Symbols: Graphic, Button, and Movie Clip
    3. Creating Symbols
    4. Creating Symbols and Adding Them to the Library (Exercise)
    5. Editing Symbols
    6. Edit a Symbol and Observe the Changes (Exercise)
    7. Overview of Animation
    8. Onion Skinning
    9. Use Onion Skinning to Create a Smooth, Frame-by-Frame Animation (Exercise)
    10. Introduction to Basic Movement: Timing, Weight, And Movement
    11. Overview of Tweening
    12. Shape Tween
    13. Create a Shape Tween with a Symbol (Exercise)
    14. Motion Tween
    15. Create a Motion Tween with a Symbol (Exercise)
    16. Understanding the Motion Editor Panel
    17. Use the Motion Editor Panel to Modify a Tween (Exercise)
    18. Apply Easing to Animation
    19. Apply Easing to Animation to Create Natural Movement (Exercise)
    20. Previewing an Animation
    21. Preview and Test Your Animation (Exercise)
    22. Saving and Exporting an Animation
    23. Exporting Options
    24. Export the Animation in Different Formats (Exercise)
  3. Drawing Tools
    1. Selection Tools
    2. Brush Tools
    3. Experimenting with Brush Tools on a Blank Canvas (Exercise)
    4. The Pen Tool
    5. Experimenting with the Pen Tool on a Blank Canvas (Exercise)
    6. Shape Tools
    7. Experimenting with the Shape Tools on a Blank Canvas (Exercise)
    8. Color Tools
    9. Modifying and Transforming Shapes
    10. Draw Basic Shapes and Modify them using Transformation Tools (Exercise)
    11. Layers and Symbols
    12. Drawing a Simple Illustration (Exercise)
  4. Character Design
    1. Basic Illustration Principles
    2. Introduction to Character Design
    3. Drawing the Head
    4. Draw the Character's Head (Exercise)
    5. Drawing the Facial Features
    6. Draw the Character's Facial Features (Exercise)
    7. Drawing the Body
    8. Draw the Character's Body (Exercise)
    9. Arms and Hands
    10. Draw the Character's Arms And Hands (Exercise)
    11. Drawing the Legs and Feet
    12. Draw the Character's Legs And Feet (Exercise)
    13. Saving and Exporting Your Character
    14. Save and Export Your Character (Exercise)
  5. Advanced Techniques
    1. Rotoscoping
    2. Rotoscope a Short Video Clip (Exercise)
    3. Utilizing Camera and Layer Depth Tools
    4. Create a Scene with Depth using Camera and Layer Tools (Exercise)
    5. ActionScript and JavaScript in Animate
    6. Add Interactivity to an Animation with ActionScript or JavaScript (Exercise)
    7. Sound and Video Integration in Animate
    8. Incorporate Sound into an Animation (Exercise)
    9. Sound Mixing and Scape Creation
    10. Create a Basic Sound Mix and Scape for an Animation (Exercise)
    11. Using the Bone Tool for Rigging
    12. Rig a Character using the Bone Tool (Exercise)
    13. Working with Motion Presets
    14. Animate an Object using Motion Presets (Exercise)
    15. Applying Filters and Blend Modes
    16. Add Effects to an Animation with Filters and Blend Modes (Exercise)
    17. The Art of Masking
    18. Create an Animation with Masking Effects (Exercise)
    19. Understanding HTML5 Canvas and WebGL Document Types
    20. Create an Interactive Web Content with HTML5 Canvas (Exercise)
    21. Publishing and Export Options in Animate
    22. Publish an Animation in Various Formats (Exercise)
  6. Working In The Animation Industry
    1. Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
    2. Communicating about Design Plans
    3. Copyright, Permissions, and Licensing
    4. Animation and Interactive Media Key Terminology
    5. Basic Design Principles and Industry Best Practices
    6. Animation and Interactive Media Principles



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 11.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Animate (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T9820