Class 2 Notes for Animate

Learning Objectives:

You will be able to create a an HTML5, Animated Gif, and MP4 movie.

You will be able to add a Key Frame to a Timeline

You will be able to identify the difference between Key Frames and Normal Frames

You will be able to create a Tween on the Timeline


Post: Animate Picture using the different tools we covered in class

Read: Chapter 1 & 2 in your book!

Watch: The 12 Principles of Animation  (Animate does some of these for you automatically.)

Watch: Drawing in Animate

Watch: How they Created these Cartoons

Review: The different resources on Adobe Help

Topics Covered:

Time Line for Animate


     Important terms



Tweening: Letting Animate figure out the position of an object




Toolbar, Tweening, Key Frame, Empty Frame, Layers, Stroke, Fill, pen, paint, eye dropper, free transform, text, eraser and Paint


You should be reading Chapter 3 - 5 in your book!

Label the different items on the Tool Bar and tell me what they do!



Dr. Jon Storslee
Phone: 602-787-6734

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Paradise Valley Community CollegeĀ 
18401 N. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85032