Learn and use art production tools use by the professionals like Toon Boom Harmony and Photoshop to create production ready assets and learn the ins and outs of being on the front lines of a production studio. They'll acquire the skills needed to become not only pros in the software, but pros in the industry.
In this course, students will learn to turn their passion for cartoons and illustrations into a career with 2D animation production! This course will teach students how to be a production artist. Students will use art production tools Toon Boom Harmony and Adobe Photoshop to create production-ready assets and learn the ins and outs of being on the front lines of a production studio.
Students will build a repertoire of production-ready assets like characters, backgrounds, and props that can be used as a high-level portfolio piece. They’ll acquire the skills needed to become not only pros with the software but pros in the animation industry.
IMPORTANT: This course is Part 2 of the DMA "Illustration & Animation Academy" - We strongly encourage students to take Part 1, "Intro to 2D Animation & Digital Illustration" prior to this course.
This course is a Digital Media Academy | Pro course and requires specific hardware/software requirements. Please click here to view and download requirements.
Students will be able to…
- Build a 2D animation rig
- Create complex illustrated backgrounds
- Create props for character interaction
- Interact with tools like camera controls, VFX, and more!
Students will create...
- A rigged character ready for animation
- Production ready backgrounds
- Props and sets for animation
- A short animated scene
- A portfolio to showcase their work
Producer, Director, Filmmaker, Photographer, Animator, Illustrator, Comic Book author, Graphic designer, Video Game designer, Writer, Marketing (advertising, publicity, media relations, brand manager)