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Course Overview

Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no further; you’ve come to the right place!

Our easy-to-follow Animation For Beginners will provide you with all the deep knowledge and insight you need to know about this topic. This comprehensive course has been broken down into several manageable modules, which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the more advanced aspects of the course. 

Learn the most in-demand skills from the safety & comfort of your home. Enjoy the freedom to learn at your own comfortable pace and prepare yourself for the market of the future.

Learning Outcomes

Whether you are an aspiring professional or a complete beginner, this course will improve your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge. 

Entry Requirement

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
    • Some basic understanding of the English language and numeracy.  


After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can, however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £29 or in PDF format at the cost of £19.

    • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days

Why choose us?

      • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
      • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
      • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
      • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
      • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
      • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
      • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
      • 24/7 student support via email.

Career path

Develop Your Career Plan is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any related profession or industry. 

Animation For Beginners



Course Curriculum

Introduction 00:02:00
The 12 Principles of Animation
Introduction of the 12 principles of Animation 00:02:00
Squash and Stretch 00:03:00
Ease In and Out 00:02:00
Timing 00:02:00
Anticipation 00:04:00
Follow Through and Overlapping Action 00:02:00
Exaggeration 00:02:00
Arcs 00:04:00
Secondary action 00:02:00
Pose to Pose and Straight Ahead 00:02:00
Appeal 00:01:00
Staging 00:01:00
Solid Drawing 00:01:00
Jumping Elephant part 1 00:14:00
Jumping Elephant part 2 00:18:00
WALKCYCLE – Introduction 00:10:00
Overview of The App Flippa Clip 00:05:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 1 00:23:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 2, Overlapping Action 00:07:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 3, Adding The Ears 00:06:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 4, Outlines 00:15:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 5, Clean up 00:06:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 6, Adding the eyes 00:08:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 7, Adding the Pupils 00:04:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 8, Coloring 00:06:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 9, Adding Shadows 00:16:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 10, Adding Background 00:14:00
Walkcycle of Cartoony Elephant – Part 11, Coloring the Background 00:15:00
Runcycle – INTRODUCTION 00:05:00
RunCycle of a Cartoony Bunny – Part 1, Draw the frames 00:17:00
RunCycle of a Cartoony Bunny – Part 2, Refining the Drawings 00:11:00
RunCycle of a Cartoony Bunny – Part 3, Adding the Ears 00:07:00
RunCycle of a Cartoony Bunny – Part 4, Front Run 00:28:00
Dialogue – Drawing Thumbnails 00:05:00
Dialogue – Timing the Key Poses 00:21:00
Dialogue – Polishing the Animation 00:09:00

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