Design of Animated Stickers for Social Networks

A course by Sociedad Fantasma
Animation and illustration study. Centro, Mexico.
On Domestika since 10/27/2016
, Animation and illustration study

Create a set of original stickers for Instagram Stories with Adobe Animate

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 85% Positive reviews (47)
  • 973 students
Design of Animated Stickers for Social Networks

Create a set of original stickers for Instagram Stories with Adobe Animate

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 85% Positive reviews (47)
  • 973 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 14 Lessons (2h 16m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

The stickers animates make our conversations and digital interactions more exciting and fun, either in Instagram Stories or in a WhatsApp message; This is what Carlos Rupit, Gabriel Pichardo and Lizeth Rodríguez -members of the animation and illustration studio Sociedad Fantasma- believe you can find out about their first course Microhistories animated with After Effects or for their work for Netflix, Google, Powerade, Nike, among other brands.

In this course you will learn to create your own set of stickers animated with Adobe Animate, to share them with everyone through Giphy and use them on Instagram Stories, Snapchat and more social networks.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Create your own stickers
  • U3
    U3. Design workshop for animated stickers
  • U4
    U4. Animation and output
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start by getting to know the founders of the Ghost Society, who will tell you about their philosophy, their way of working and how their study has evolved to this day. In addition, they will give you a brief introduction to the world of stickers on Instagram and Snapchat.

From the hand of Liz, you will see the types of stickers that are currently being used and what makes them special.

Next, you will learn to prepare the idea and the narrative as the basis for creating your set and you will assemble a moodboard with the most popular gifs as inspiration.

You will start to prepare your project. Analyze with Pich the sticker as an object of design and review some basic themes for the design of your animated pieces, so that you can start your project in shape.

Based on your references and the characteristics of your character, you will make the sketches until you achieve the design you are looking for and you will leave them ready to work on the animation of each one.

Afterwards, Rupit will take you to Adobe Animate CC and will show you some animation concepts that you will apply to your stickers , as well as the interface and the tools you will use to animate them. Afterwards, you will continue with the process by planning the movements of the characters and give them life by executing the animation.

To finish, you will learn the best way to export your gifs from Animate CC and Photoshop and they will show you how, taking advantage of the Giphy platform, you can share them on social networks.

What is this course's project?

You will make a set of stickers created with your own characters and upload them to Giphy, so that everyone can share them on social networks.

Who is it for?

To designers and illustrators who want to animate their content in stickers to share through Giphy for Instagram, Snapchat and other social networks.

What you need

To complete this course you will need basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. What materials do you need? A computer with the Adobe Animate program installed and a graphics tablet (optional).


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Sociedad Fantasma

A course by Sociedad Fantasma

Animation and illustration study

Sociedad Fantasma is a collaborative study originally from Mexico City founded by Carlos Rupit, Gabriel "Pich" and Lizeth Rodríguez specialized in telling good stories through 2D illustration and animation.

His work philosophy is based on working with highly talented creatives, no matter where they live or their time zone, creating memorable projects for their clients.

Some of its clients include PayPal, Google, Powerade, Nike, Gatorade, Pepsi, Evian or Tequila José Cuervo.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Create your own stickers

    • Categories and trends
    • Meet your sticker
    • Inspiration and selection of actions
  • U3

    Design workshop for animated stickers

    • Theoretical analysis on sticker morphology
    • Laboratory of the image in sticker
    • Propedeutic field work towards the animation of a sticker
  • U4

    Animation and output

    • Introduction to Animate CC
    • Principles of animation
    • Planning the animation
    • Run the animation
    • Optimization and output
    • Your own stickers in Giphy
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design of animated stickers for social networks

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Design of Animated Stickers for Social Networks . A 3D, and Animation course by Sociedad Fantasma

Design of Animated Stickers for Social Networks

A course by Sociedad Fantasma
Animation and illustration study. Centro, Mexico.
On Domestika since 10/27/2016
  • 85% Positive reviews (47)
  • 973 students