Animation | Beginners

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton 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: Andrew Probert

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0264-1C 22 Apr 2021 Central Brighton Thursdays 6.30-8.30pm 10 weeks £137.00

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.

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:

Category A: £137.00 (full fee)
Category B: £68.50 (discounted fee)

 Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

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We run various open events throughout the year to enable you to come in to the College, see our facilities and speak with our staff.

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Course costs

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.

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