Get ready to learn a new skill in 2020, as Toon Republic presents Animation Launchpad: a rare and incredible opportunity to learn the foundational skills you need to kickstart a successful career in digital animation.
By the end of the training programme which begins on Saturday the 1st of February, and runs on Saturdays (10am to 2pm) and Sundays (2pm to 4pm), participants will be able to produce their own animated content, and even work with an animated video production team.
- A laptop with at least 4GB RAM and 2GB of free disk space
- Basic computer skills; i.e., participants should be familiar with Microsoft Windows.
- Basic skills in graphic design would be a major advantage.
- Participants must be willing to work within a team.
- Your interest is also important. We can only teach what you are willing to learn.
General Courses (for all participants):
- Introduction to Design Theory
- Introduction to Animation Theory
- The Principles of Animation
- Introduction to our Animation Tools
Module 1 - Vector Illustration:
This module focuses on creating vivid vector graphics for animation, We will learn how to design backgrounds, make props and prepare logos using our animation tools. As a bonus, we will learn how to make a vector portrait of a human subject.
REQUIREMENTS: Must have completed the General Courses
Module 2 - Motion Graphics:
This module introduces us to breathing life into our visual elements and manipulating them to move in order to communicate an idea. We will learn to make custom animations for logos.
REQUIREMENTS: Must have registered for and completed Module 1 (Vector Illustration). Module 2 commences immediately after Module 1.
Module 3 - Character Animation:
This module introduces us to Character Design and the art of movement. We will also study walk cycles, run cycles and character lip synchronisation. By the end of this module, each participant should be able to design a character and make him/her/it move.
REQUIREMENTS: Must have registered for and completed Module 1 (Vector Illustration) and Module 2 (Motion Graphics). Module 3 commences immediately after Module 2.
- Basic audio recording and editing
- Sound effects
- Basic video editing
All payments should be made to:
Etela Ashford Owanate
Guaranty Trust Bank
- Pay for Modules 1 and 2 together and enjoy a fee reduction of N5,000!
- Pay for all three modules and enjoy a fee reduction of N10,000!
Get ready for a life-changing experience. Let's animate!