Adobe Animate Advanced (Flash without Flash) Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

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Outline & Course Information

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Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

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Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day Advanced Adobe Animate training course, you will learn how to design interactive animations with more advanced techniques and features. Learn Adobe Animate in this advanced course, and be challenged with animating even more than before. The topics covered in this course include advanced motion tweening, animating shapes and using masks, animating natural motion and characters, creating interactive navigation, working with sound and video, and publishing out of Animate for HTML5, converting to HTML5 Canvas, inserting JavaScript and more.

Note: This Adobe Animate training course is now the standard version for Adobe Flash Professional training, Adobe Edge training, Adobe Edge Animate training, and all other previous versions of this software.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed our Animate Introduction and JavaScript/jQuery Introduction courses or have working knowledge in all topics covered in those course outlines. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Required Technical Set-Up:
• Primary computer connected to a second monitor OR second computer to view instructor live
• Reliable High-speed internet connection
• Web Browser: Google Chrome Preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
• 3-Button Computer mouse
• Audio Speaker/Microphone (built-in to computer or external)

Job Roles That Use Adobe Animate:
Instructional Multimedia Specialists
Graphic Designers
Online Content Strategists
Web Designers/Developers
Animation Artists

Projects That Use Adobe Animate:
Web Applications
Content for Mobile Devices

Adobe Animate Advanced Course Outline

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022).

1. Advanced Motion Tweening
About the Motion Editor
Understanding the project file
Adding motion tweens
Editing property curves
Viewing options for the Motion Editor
Copying and pasting curves
Adding complex eases

2. Layer Parenting and Classic Tweens
Layer parenting
Using classic tweens
Graphic symbols for lip-syncing dialogue

3. Puppet Warping
What is puppet warping?
Using the Asset Warp tool
Editing your rig
Animating your rig
Rigs with branching joints
Warp options
Propagating rig edits
Single joints

4. Inverse Kinematics with Bones
Character animation with inverse kinematics
Creating the pedaling cycle
Disabling and constraining joints
Adding poses
Inverse kinematics with shapes
Simulating physics with springiness
Tweening automatic rotations
Rig mapping

5. Animating the Camera
Animating camera moves
Using the camera
Creating depth
Attaching layers to the camera for fixed graphics
Exporting your final movie

6. Animating Shapes and Using Masks
Animating shapes
Understanding the project file
Creating a shape tween
Changing the pace
Adding more shape tweens
Creating a looping animation
Using shape hints
Previewing animations with onion skinning
Animating color
Creating and using masks
Animating the mask and masked layers
Easing a shape tween

7. Creating Interactive Navigation
About interactive movies
ActionScript and JavaScript
Creating buttons
Preparing the timeline
Creating destination keyframes
Navigating the Actions panel
Adding JavaScript interactivity with the Actions panel wizard
Creating the “Shop now” button
Playing animation at the destination
Animated buttons

8. Working with Sound and Video
Understanding the project file
Using sounds
Understanding video
Using Adobe Media Encoder CC
Understanding encoding options
Playing back external video in your project
Adding the zoo director

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training

Public Enrollment Training

This course is currently not on our Public Enrollment Training Calendar. If you are interested, please click the link below to complete our request form.

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Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) Access from Anywhere, or Onsite at Your Location

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Dates to Register

This course is currently offered as part of our Animate BootCamp / ACA Training. If you are interested, visit our page here!

If you are interested in Animate Advanced training only, please click the link below to complete our request form.


An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for Animate!

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What is an Adobe Certified Associate? (ACA)

The ACA certification validates basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe tools.

Register for our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack:

If you choose the Certification Pack option in the pricing dropdown upon checkout, this Includes:

✓ Animate Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Exam Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.


Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.


Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 

Average Review: 4.8 out of 5 - 5 Reviews

This was a great Adobe Animate training class!
This was a great Adobe Animate training class. Very informative. It will help us greatly with our project and future endeavors. The instructor was very patient and thorough when answering my questions. I really feel confident with the software now. -SAIC, Tina  (Adobe Animate CC Advanced (Flash without Flash) Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Taught In A Very Professional Matter!
These courses are always awesome and taught in a very professional matter. Thank you so much and see you all soon! -DINFOS, Omar (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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This Was An Amazing Experience!
EXCELLENT! I would love to know how to share the computer screens with students as I will probably be having to figure something out for my high school students in the fall and I was recently asked to teach Animate at a community college online. This was an amazing experience! -PIQUA, Leslie (Adobe Animate CC Advanced (Flash without Flash) Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Always Excellent And Well Thought Out Classes!
Always excellent and well thought out classes. I will definitely come back again. -DOD, John (Adobe Animate CC Advanced (Flash without Flash) Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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"The training was fast-paced and challenging, but easy to follow. I really enjoyed this class." - Tara B., Carroll Community College (Advanbced Adobe Animate Training)