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Mixed Media Animation in Procreate

A course by Caroline Kjellberg
Freelance Motion Designer and Illustrator. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Joined March 2020
, Freelance Motion Designer and Illustrator

Learn how to tell powerful visual stories through frame by frame animations on your iPad Pro

  • Best seller
  • 99% positive reviews (399)
  • 17065 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to tell powerful visual stories through frame by frame animations on your iPad Pro



  • 99% positive reviews (399)
  • 17065 students
  • 32 lessons (8h 7m)
  • 35 additional resources (13 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever


Animation is a fun way of creating narratives, expressing yourself and quickly catching the viewer’s eye. Motion designer and animator Caroline Kjellberg uses it to help brands stand out on different platforms and tell stories which can take the world to a happier frequency. She’s worked for international names like Beats by Dre and Adobe and is on a mission to make the internet a more playful place through innovative animations.

In this course, Caroline will teach you the fundamentals of frame by frame animation with Procreate for iPad Pro. Learn the tools you need to design engaging animations, from creating a storyboard through to shooting your sequence and design a mixed media looping animation of your own that’s ready to share online.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Receiving a Client Brief and How to Respond
  • U3
    U3. Animation in Procreate and Adobe After Effects
  • U4
    U4. Polish Your Animation and Deliver
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start by hearing about Caroline’s journey to becoming an animator. She shares some of her greatest inspirations from childhood to the present day and discusses how these could help you to develop your own animation style.

Find out more about different forms of animation and their history before diving into client briefs, what makes a good one, and how to respond to it properly. Then hear from Caroline on how to plan a healthy workflow for frame by frame animation, from brand research and storyboarding to shooting your stop-motion sequence.

Learn everything you need to know about Procreate and setting up for a successful animation. Then delve into the twelve principles of animation for characters and typography before exploring how to color them and import each of your sub animations into Adobe After Effects to create the final composition.

Optimize your frame by frame animation with sound effects and music, then render the finished project in preparation for the client. Finally, Caroline shares her tips and tricks for sharing your animation on social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok as well as in your online portfolio

What is this course's project?

Develop a mixed-media looping animation in Procreate using edited photos and traditional animation techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for people who want to discover the art of drawing for frame by frame animation.

Requirements and materials

Basic knowledge of animation and drawing will be helpful.

You will need a camera or photo, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, and the Procreate app. A photo editing program and Adobe After Effects would be beneficial.

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


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Caroline Kjellberg

A course by Caroline Kjellberg

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Freelance Motion Designer and Illustrator

Caroline Kjellberg is a Danish freelance motion designer and illustrator with a passion for telling stories through mixed-media animation. Storytelling has played a huge part in Caroline's life since she was young, and she loves nothing more than getting lost in a magical fictional world. Her passion for stories and traveling led her to study and work in Denmark, California, Australia, and Tokyo where, despite specializing in everything from film direction to journalism, she discovered a love of motion design and animation which kickstarted her current career in 2017.

Since then, she has worked with international brands including Visit California, Beats by Dre, Carlsberg, and UNIQLO, creating everything from music videos to gifs. She believes the main ingredients needed to become a good animator are passion and fun, and she's committed to finding new ways to tell stories by changing the way we create content in an ever-evolving digital world.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • About Me
  • U2

    Receiving a Client Brief and How to Respond

    • What Is Animation?
    • Receiving a Client Brief
    • Brand Research 1
    • Brand Research 2
    • Start Sketching 1
    • Start Sketching 2
    • Finding a Colour Palette 1
    • Finding a Colour Palette 2
    • Draw the Storyboard 1
    • Draw the Storyboard 2
    • Working with Photography 1
    • Working with Photography 2
  • U3

    Animation in Procreate and Adobe After Effects

    • Overview and Animation Setup in Procreate
    • Rough Animation 1
    • Rough Animation 2
    • Rough Animation 3
    • Rough Animation 4
    • Rough Animation 5
    • Rough Animation 6
    • Colour Animation 1
    • Colour Animation 2
    • Colour Animation 3
    • Type Animation and Filters 1
    • Type Animation and Filters 2
  • U4

    Polish Your Animation and Deliver

    • Level up with Effects 1
    • Level up with Effects 2
    • Level up with Effects 3
    • Add Simple Sound Effects and Music 1
    • Add Simple Sound Effects and Music 2
    • Share the Final Product
  • FP

    Final project

    • Mixed Media Animation in Procreate

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Mixed Media Animation in Procreate

A course by Caroline Kjellberg
Freelance Motion Designer and Illustrator. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Joined March 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (399)
  • 17065 students