Animation | Beginners

Course Type: Open to international students Campus: West Durrington Campus

Why this course?

Close up image of someone hand drawing animation storyboard

A beginners course aimed at those who want to learn the fundamental skills of animation and already have basic skills in drawing the human form. This course is for imaginative and fun loving people.

This course will cover six of the 12 animation principles, meaning you will be able to create animations implementing techniques used by professional animators.

By the end of the course you will be able to create animation actions starting with the bouncing ball, moving on to pose by pose animation and finishing on character animation including:

  • character referencing
  • walk cycles
  • jumping
  • light and heavy throws
  • lip syncs
  • and facial expressions


Tutor: Chris Adds

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CL0317-1C 21 Sep 2022 West Durrington Wednesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm 10 weeks £148.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0318-1C 18 Jan 2023 West Durrington Wednesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm 10 weeks £148.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0264-1C 19 Apr 2023 West Durrington Wednesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm 10 weeks £148.00 Enrol & Pay

What should I bring?

  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Crayons
  • Any other mediums you prefer
  • A folder for your handouts and homework
  • A camera phone

Why the MET?

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College. It draws on 150 years of heritage, history and experience. We operate across five campuses in Brighton, Shoreham and Worthing, and teach around 7,500 adult learners.

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. Whatever your chosen subject, we have the facilities to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Discounted fees:

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

International students

If you are an international student (you don't hold UK Settlement Status), different fees apply. Please click here to read more and find out how to apply.

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