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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Create your own characters and bring your drawings to life, using  Animete CC, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. Create short films and music videos on the computer. Add music, sound effects or record voice over to bright your characters to live and upload to Facebook or YouTube.

Today, it’s not about what you know, it’s about what you invent. And students are discovering new vistas of creativity and greater fluency of expression.

With Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification, students rise to levels of greater understanding and capacity as they learn the digital language of their trade. And as educators provide industry-recognized certification as part of their curriculum, students gain confidence and recognition

as they validate and certify the skills and software knowledge needed to succeed in higher education and on the job.

Certification that Proves Animate CC Skills

Adobe Animate CC is a powerful authoring environment for creating animation and multimedia content. Users design immersive interactive experiences that present consistently across desktops and multiple devices, including tablets, smartphones, and televisions.

But without practical work experience, landing a job right out of school can be difficult—especially in the competitive world of digital media. With Adobe Certified Associate certification, students validate and certify their ability and fluency through the Rich Media Communication using Adobe Animate CC Exam. With this certification in hand, students are prepared to stand out to employers who seek to fill very competitive and high demand
job postings.

Curriculum that Makes a Difference

Student certification goals are most effectively achieved as educators enhance their existing courses by incorporating Adobe Animate CC certification objectives into their curriculum. Institutions may also access and implement free curriculum from Adobe Education which maps to the exam objectives. The final certification exam actually replicates application experience by testing hands-on skills in Adobe Animate CC and can be easily administered in CompuMedia.

 

ACA CertificationKey Benefits for Students

    • Certification validates their newly- acquired expertise in the Animate CC authoring tool
    • Demonstrates a student’s core skills and knowledge using Adobe applications
    • Effectively tests the ability to develop rich interactive content for use in Web sites, online advertisements, instructional media, presentations, games, and more.
    • Provides the foundation necessary to further enhance productivity and marketability with other digital media skills.

What you Will learn

Animate CC

  • 1.01- What is Animate CC?
  • 1.02- Interface Overview
  • 1.03- Target Platforms
  • 1.04- Project Properties
  • 1.05- Project Planning and Storyboarding
  • 1.06-Tools Overview
  • 1.07- Testing and Publishing
  • 2.01- Project Overview
  • 2.02- Importing Photoshop
  • 2.03- Importing Illustrator
  • 2.04- Timeline Arrangement
  • 2.05- Drawing Shapes
  • 2.06- Adjusting properties
  • 2.07- Shape Tweens
  • 2.08- Shape Hints
  • 2.09- Generate Animated GIF’s –
  • 3.01- Project Overview
  • 3.02- Importing Video
  • 3.03- Importing Audio
  • 3.04- Creating Symbols
  • 3.05- Motion Tweens
  • 3.06- Motion Easing
  • 4.01- Project Overview
  • 4.02- Timeline Setup
  • 4.03- Drawing simple shapes
  • 4.04- Using the Pen tool
  • 4.06- Nesting Animation
  • 4.08- Motion Guides
  • 4.09- Masking
  • 4.10- Publish as SWF
  • 5.01- Project Overview
  • 5.03- Import Assets
  • 5.04- Graphic Symbols
  • 5.05- Push My Buttons
  • 5.06- Using Text
  • 5.08- Publish for HTML5 Canvas

Illustrator

  • Getting to know the work area
  • Techniques for selecting artwork
  • Using shapes to create artwork for a postcard
  • Editing and combining shapes and paths
  • Transforming the artwork
  • Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
  • Using color to enhance signage
  • Adding type to a poster
  • Organizing your artwork with
  • Gradients, Blends, and Patterns
  • Using brushes to create a poster
  • Exploring creative uses of effects and graphic styles
  • Creating artwork for a T-shirt
  • Using Illustrator CC with other Adobe Applications
  • Exporting Assets

After Effects

  • Getting to Know the Workflow
  • About the After Effects work area
  • Getting started
  • Creating a project and importing footage
  • Creating a composition and arranging layers
  • About layers
  • Adding effects and modifying layer properties
  • Animating the composition
  • About the Tools panel
  • About timecode and duration
  • About the Timeline panel
  • Previewing your work
  • Customizing workspaces
  • Controlling the brightness of the user interface
  • Finding resources for using After Effects
  • Review questions and answers
  • Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
  • Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
  • Creating a new composition
  • Working with imported Illustrator layers
  • Applying effects to a layer
  • Applying and controlling effects
  • Applying an animation preset
  • Previewing the effects
  • Adding transparency
  • Rendering the composition
  • Review questions and answers
  • Animating Text
  • About text layers
  • Installing a font using Typekit
  • Creating and formatting point text
  • Using a text animation preset
  • Animating with scale keyframes
  • Animating using parenting
  • Animating imported Photoshop text
  • About parent and child layers
  • Animating type tracking
  • Animating text opacity
  • Editing audio files in Adobe Audition
  • Animating Layers