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2D animation students will be using tablets and Adobe Animate to produce their animated film. Use the tutorials on this page to learn the basics of Adobe Animate.

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Developing A Character In Adobe Animate

Use the following tutorial as a guide to reproduce your character in Adobe Animate. Create an image of it for hand in purposes.

Adobe Animate Basic Animation Tutorial

Use the following tutorial to create a very basic animation to learn the program. Make sure that you create the animation is HD - 1920 x 1080. Final export of the video should be in 24fps. You will hand in this animation after you have finished. Your scene should have a background layer and animated clouds and sun. The clouds move straight across the sky but the sun should arc. To arc an object in Animate, use a motion guide.

Adobe Animate Ball Bounce Tutorial

In this tutorial your instructor will walk you through the basics of keyframe animation in Adobe Animate. You will produce a basic ball bounce as you learn how to keyframe your animation properly. The basics of squash and stretch will be applied to your animation. Make sure that you create the animation is HD - 1920 x 1080.. Final export of the video should be in 24fps. You will hand in this animation after you have finished. You may want to review Squash And Stretch in the Principles of Animation page prior to starting this tutorial.

Adobe Animate Cycle Tutorial

In this tutorial you will use your own character to create a cycle - like a walk cycle, run cycle, or even a swim cycle! Make sure that you create the animation is HD - 1920 x 1080.. Final export of the video should be in 24fps. You will hand in this animation after you have finished. You may want to review Secondary Action and Cycles in the Principles of Animation page prior to starting this tutorial.

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