Across the decades, there have been many legendary animated characters, but now is the time for YOU to breathe life into the next great animation! In this course, you will explore the history of animation to understand it’s evolution. You’ll also learn the essentials of character development, color theory and design, and the principles of animation while applying your unique animation style to your own animated character. All of your hard work will culminate in your artist’s portfolio so you can show off your hard work. Let’s create a new life!

Required Materials


  • Writing supplies
  • Helper (2)



  • Blockbench
  • Mixamo
  • Presentation software
  • Word processing software



  • Audio recording device
  • Digital camera
  • Google Drive
  • Graphic design software
  • Video recording device