Mixed Media Animation: Bring Your Creations to Life

A course by Estudio Agite , Graphic Design and Animation Studio

Graphic Design and Animation Studio. Envigado, Colombia.
Joined July 2019

Explore different methods for creating an original diorama animation using stop motion and live action

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 633 students

Explore different methods for creating an original diorama animation using stop motion and live action

A course by Estudio Agite

Have you ever wanted to create a universe with a life of its own? Animation opens up a world of possibilities where you can experiment with endless techniques and materials. Julián and David Henao, animation experts and two of the founders of Agite design studio, teach you how to add smooth, seamless motion to your creations.

In this course, learn basic mixed media animation techniques to bring a diorama to life. Create exciting and memorable projects using 2D animation, stop motion, and live action techniques and simple materials like play dough and tin foil.

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What will you learn in this online course?

29 lessons & 29 downloads

What Will We Do in This Course?
2 minutes, 31 seconds
Animate In Multiple Dimensions
18 minutes, 19 seconds
Diorama: From Idea to Reality
20 minutes, 0 seconds
Sketch, Color, and Storyboard 1
18 minutes, 30 seconds
Sketch, Color and Storyboard 3
13 minutes, 21 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 633 students
  • 29 lessons (6h 46m)
  • 29 additional resources (9 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Combine 2D animation, stop motion, and live action techniques to create an animated loop using a diorama.

Who is this online course for?

Creative minds interested in animation, handicrafts, and images in motion.

Requirements and materials

You need basic notions of animation and the desire to create using your hands. Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects is also highly recommended.

The materials for this course include a camera or a smartphone with high resolution, a computer with After Effects and Photoshop, colored paper, play dough, tape, and other basic tools and objects that the teachers outline in 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

633 Students
19 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Estudio Agite

A course by Estudio Agite

Teacher Plus
Graphic Design and Animation Studio

Agite is an independent graphic design and animation studio founded by David Henao, Julián Henao and Diana Posada that uses illustration, animation, infographics, and 3D or hand modeling to overcome creative roadblocks in visual communication. They have worked with clients like the Wall Street Journal, Metro de Medellín, and Bancolombia.

The goal of this Medellín-based studio is to create graphic design with purpose by transferring all of their skills and experience into projects that focus on education, art, innovation, and sharing knowledge.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do in This Course?
  • U2

    Come Up with an Idea for an Animated Diorama

    • Animate In Multiple Dimensions
    • Diorama: From Idea to Reality
    • Sketch, Color, and Storyboard 1
    • Sketch, Color and Storyboard 2
    • Sketch, Color and Storyboard 3
    • Building Our Diorama
  • U3

    Now, Let's Have Fun!

    • Shooting Plan: Lights, Camera, Animation!
    • Setting Up Our Workspace
    • Stop-Motion Animation
    • Live Action Animation
  • U4

    Everything is Ready

    • Digital Preparation (Footage)
    • Timeline Montage and Composition 1
    • Montage and Composition of Timeline 2
    • Timeline Montage and Composition 3
    • 2D Animation 1
    • 2D Animation 2
    • 2D Animation 3
    • Color Editing and Final Render 1
    • Color Editing and Final Render 2
    • Color Editing and Final Rendering 3
    • Color Editing and Final Render 4
    • Color Editing and Final Render 5
    • Color Editing and Final Render 6
    • Color Editing and Final Render 7
    • Color Editing and Final Render 8
    • Color Editing and Final Render 9
  • FP

    Final project

    • Mixed Media Animation: Bring Your Creations to Life

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Mixed Media Animation: Bring Your Creations to Life. 3D, and Animation course by Estudio Agite

Mixed Media Animation: Bring Your Creations to Life

A course by Estudio Agite
Graphic Design and Animation Studio. Envigado, Colombia.
Joined July 2019
  • 100% positive reviews (19)
  • 633 students