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Adobe On-Demand: Animate Complete (Levels 1 & 2)


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Adobe On-Demand: Animate Complete (Levels 1 & 2) Course Outline

*** This is an On-Demand (self-study) course, 180-day, 24/7 access via the internet ***
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)
You may take this course at any time; there are no set dates. The course covers the same content as the 5-days of instructor-led Adobe Animate CC Core Skills: Level 1 AND Adobe Animate CC Core Skills: Level 2 classes. Note: The 180-day course access period begins at time of purchase.

About Adobe On-Demand
Our Adobe On-Demand classes are self-study, self-paced with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks created by Adobe and third-party educators to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led versions of this course.

**What You Need to Take this Training**
You will need the product software on your computer (PC or MAC) and a high-speed internet connection.

Adobe On-Demand Learner Profiles
Adobe On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, Adobe On-Demand is a great fit for experienced graphics or web professionals who don't need a traditional classes to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, Adobe On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to Adobe products and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our Adobe On-Demand Courses. These extras are not available from other training companies and include:

Adobe Official Workbook. Get the Adobe Official Training Workbook in both hard copy text and the web edition. The web edition contains online lessons with downloadable files for the projects. Also there are interactive quizes, videos, and updated material covering new feature releases from Adobe.

Expanded Tutorial Access. These are a series of project-based labs with online videos hosted by industry professionals. The tutorials take a real-world approach to learning and are an excellent complement to the feature-based learning provided in the Adobe Official Workbook. (180-day Access.)

24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your Adobe On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs. (3-Month Access.)

ILT Participant Option. You've purchased Adobe On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want to see a live class. Just pay difference between Adobe On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone! (Available for either the instructor-led Level 1 or Level 2 class. Only one class per participant.)

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know Adobe On-Demand training is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the links below:
Adobe Animate CC Core Skills: Level 1 and Adobe Illustrator CC Core Skills: Level 2

Interested in More Training?
For individuals seeking comprehensive training, we offer bundles so that you can attend multiple Adobe Animate classes at a discount. For more information on savings, refer to our:
Adobe Animate Bundle


This Adobe On-Demand class will cover the same topics topics that are covered in the Adobe Animate Core Skills: Level 1 and Level 2 classes through the elearning web edition of the text. This class also includes expanded Animate tutorials and related labs which are designed to reinforce new skills and prepare the user for the Adobe ACP Certification exam for Animate. It is not required that the student take the exams.

Version Note
Our Creative Cloud classes upgrade to the latest CC version as soon as new official training materials are released from Adobe. This is typically 2 to 4 months from a new software release. In addition, the expanded tutorials are oriented toward the Adobe ACP certification exams. The tutorials are typically updated within 6 months of a new exam release.

Basic computer and file management skills are required for Core Skills level Adobe courses. Students should know how to - locate, copy and open files; create folders; arrange, re-size, minimize and maximize application windows; start and exit programs; manage use of multiple programs simultaneously; and switch between open programs.

Course Outline
You will be able to select all or some of the topics below from the Adobe Official Workbook, elearning web edition. In addition, you will have access to the expanded tutorials related to these topics.

- From Level 1 Class -

Getting Acquainted
Starting Adobe Animate CC and Opening a File
Understanding Document Types and creating new documents
Getting to Know the Workspace
Working with the Library Panel
Understanding the Timeline
Organizing Layers in a Timeline
Using the Properties Panel
Using the Tools Panel
Adding layer effects
Undoing Steps in Animate
Previewing and exporting your Movie
Modifying the Content and Stage
Saving Your Movie

Creating Graphics and Text
Getting Started
Understanding Strokes and Fills
Creating Shapes
Making Selections
Editing Shapes
Using Variable-Width Strokes
Organizing your drawing
Using brushes
Creating curves
Using brush mode options
About symbols
creating symbols
Managing symbol instances
Using gradient fills
Using Transparency to Create Depth
Applying filters and color effects
Creating and Editing Text
Aligning and Distributing Objects
Sharing your final project
Collaborating via the Assets panel

Animating Symbols with Classic Tweens
Getting Started
About animation
Understanding the project file
Animating position
Changing the pacing and timing
Animating Transparency
Animating filters
Animating Transformations
Editing multiple frames
Creating a path for motion
Creating nested animations
Adding a 3D title
Exporting your final movie

Layer Parenting and Character Animation
Getting Started
Layer parenting
Tweening instances in connected layers
Graphic symbols for lip-synching dialogue

- From Level 2 Class -

Animating with Modern Rigging
Getting started
What is modern rigging?
Using the Asset Warp tool
Editing your rig
Organizing warped assets
Editing warped assets
Rigs with branching joints
Warp options
Propagating rig edits
Single joints
Using Flexi bones
Making envelope deformations

Animating Symbols with Motion Tweens
Getting started
Understanding the project file
About motion tweens
Editing the path of motion
About the Motion Editor
Viewing options for the Motion Editor
Adding complex eases

Animating the Camera
Animating camera moves
Getting started
Using the camera
Attaching layers to the camera for fixed graphics
Exporting your final movie

Animating Shapes and Using Masks
Getting started
Animating shapes
Understanding the project file
Creating a shape tween
Changing the pace
Adding more shape tweens
Creating a looping animation
Using shape hints
Previewing animations with onion skinning
Animating color
Creating and using masks
Animating the mask and masked layers
Easing a shape tween

Inverse Kinematics with Bones
Getting started
Character animation with inverse kinematics
Creating the pedaling cycle
Disabling and constraining joints
Adding poses
Inverse kinematics with shapes
Simulating physics with springiness
Tweening automatic rotations
Rig mapping

Creating Interactive Navigation
Getting started
About interactive movies
ActionScript and JavaScript
Creating buttons
Preparing the timeline
Creating destination keyframes
Navigating the Actions panel
Adding JavaScript interactivity with the Actions panel wizard
Creating the “Shop now” button
Playing animation at the destination
Animated buttons

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Adobe On-Demand: Animate Complete (Levels 1 & 2) training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

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