Course Description

Artwork by Sydney K.

Animators are multimedia artists who tell stories through moving images. Hone your drawing skills while exploring basic principles of animation like squash and stretch, anticipation, staging, and follow through and overlapping action. Create expressive frame-by-frame sequences and see your work come to life.


Students must be 13-17 years of age.


Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Online, Asynchronous
Jul 16, 2023 to Aug 05, 2023
Online, Live Sessions
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Jul 17, 2023 to Jul 31, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $355.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 30, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2023 to Jul 12, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 16, 2023 to Aug 05, 2023
Necessary Supplies

This course requires a digital drawing tablet such as a Wacom Intuos, Bamboo, or Cintiq creative tablets or equivalent. Apple iPad is insufficient for this course. Additionally, you can expect to spend up to $75 (estimate) on supplies, equipment, software subscriptions, and/or books for this course. A supply list will be available on the course site in Canvas at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.

Once you have received your enrollment confirmation and logged in to Canvas, navigate to Upcoming Courses on the left-hand side of your dashboard. Supplies will be listed on your course homepage under the supplies heading. Some or all of your course supplies are available at the RISD Store.

Section Notes
This course requires access to Adobe Animate. Please visit the Adobe Animate website to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before registering.
Required fields are indicated by .