Minimalist 2D Animation: Transform Text into Images

A course by Cyril Calgaro , Art Director and 2D Animator

Art Director and 2D Animator. Lyon, France.
Joined July 2021

Transform any sentence into a captivating minimalist 2D animation using After Effects and Illustrator

  • French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 596 students

Transform any sentence into a captivating minimalist 2D animation using After Effects and Illustrator

A course by Cyril Calgaro

Learn to create a mesmerizing blend of abstract and geometric shapes using the logo and tagline of your choice! With years of experience in the world of animation under his belt, Cyril Calgaro guides you in devising an animated graphic sequence that's bursting with rhythm.

From storyboard to sound design, all the technical steps are covered in this catalogue of handy resources. By the end of this online course, you'll be able to use Illustrator and After Effects to create an infinite amount of amazing projects.

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What will you learn in this online course?

36 lessons & 17 downloads

Minimalism in Animation
19 minutes, 45 seconds
Mood Board 1
17 minutes, 15 seconds
Mood Board 2
18 minutes, 54 seconds
Mood Board 3
15 minutes, 33 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 596 students
  • 36 lessons (9h 42m)
  • 17 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create an animated sequence in 2D using a logo and a tagline.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to improve their technical knowledge of 2D animation, sound design, Illustrator, and After Effects.

Requirements and materials

You need a computer installed with Illustrator, After Effects, and Media Encoder.

Basic knowledge of Illustrator is sufficient, but you'll need to be proficient in After Effects to follow the course.

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.


Reviews

596 Students
19 Reviews
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Cyril Calgaro

A course by Cyril Calgaro

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Art Director and 2D Animator

Cyril Calgaro has been passionate about 2D animation for many years. After studying graphic design, he taught himself the ropes, went freelance, and quickly found success. Currently based in Lyon, he sees his creations as a means of expression that brightens up his day-to-day life.

He has worked on many projects throughout his career: advertising campaigns, documentaries, credits, and event projects. His clients include Arte, Club Med, the Paul Bocuse Institute, and the Lyon hospitals.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    From Idea to Creation

    • Minimalism in Animation
    • Mood Board 1
    • Mood Board 2
    • Mood Board 3
    • Getting Inspired and Find Ideas 1
    • Getting Inspired and Find Ideas 2
    • Storyboard in Illustrator 1
    • Storyboard in Illustrator 2
    • Storyboard in Illustrator 3
    • Storyboard in Illustrator 4
    • Formatting and color 1
    • Formatting and color 2
    • Formatting and color 3
  • U3

    Producing the Animation with After Effects

    • The Animatic 1
    • The Animatic 2
    • The Animatic 3
    • Animation: The Introduction 1
    • Animation: The Introduction 2
    • Animation: The Introduction 3
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 1
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 2
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 3
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 4
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 5
    • Animation: Intermediate Scenes 6
    • Animation: The End 1
    • Animation: The End 2
    • Animation: The End 3
    • Animation: The End 4
    • Animation: The End 5
    • Textures, Adjustments and Exports 1
    • Textures, Adjustments and Exports 2
  • U4

    Last Tips

    • Sound Design and Voiceover
    • Social Networks
  • FP

    Final project

    • Minimalist 2D Animation: Transform Text into Images

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Minimalist 2D Animation: Transform Text into Images

A course by Cyril Calgaro
Art Director and 2D Animator. Lyon, France.
Joined July 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 596 students