Learning paths

Foundations

If you’re new to our industry and looking to build a solid and broad foundation then we recommend focusing on these classes, resources and articles.

This can also be a chance to dip your toe in the waters of Motion Design with our free courses.

Mentorship

Flagship Course

Our most popular course is a 9 week mentorship that brings you up to speed on the fundamentals of the craft. This interactive experience will go in depth on what it really takes to be a professional motion designer. Learn along with dozens of other classmates and create original work you can use in your portfolio.

A 9 week mentorship to master the fundamentals of Motion Graphics. This curriculum-based mentorship is designed to build a strong foundation as an artist capable of producing original work.

Courses

Learn Motion Design

Our courses are designed to skip over needless information and teach you the techniques and principles you need to thrive. These in depth courses exist to help artists flourish in their careers. We encourage hands on learning in every course and portfolio building is at the heart of our mission.

Michael Jones

FREE

Are you new to the field of motion design? Then this online course is designed for you. This will provide you with an overview of the disciplines you need to study to master motion design.

We’ll look at animation and design principles and how they relate to motion design. We’ll also get you up and running with project files and software demos.

Michael Jones

FREE

This course is dedicated to getting motion designers up to speed on using Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.

This course will cover drawing, digital painting, mixed media design, flat vector illustrations, and more.

Impossible Acoustic Portrait

Impossible
Acoustic

FREE

Great motion needs great sound. Learn how sounds are made, what makes good sound design, and designing in Adobe Audition.

Training from the team at Impossible Acoustic will show you the best practices and techniques to create and mix sound design to your visuals.

Kenny Routt Irene Rofail

Kenny & Irene

FREE

The purpose of this course is to help you understand the process of Observational Drawing & Painting. This can help you improve dramatically with form, perspective, value, and color. Motion Designers who want to improve their Art Foundation should consider getting out their paintbrushes and following along.

Steve Savalle

Steven Savalle

$79
$59

This course is for beginners who want to become better illustrators. Learning to draw with proper perspective and shading is a useful skill for motion designers.

Steve Savalle will walk you through perspective drawing, shading basics and using real analog tools to improve the look of your sketches.

The Basics

If you’re totally new to Motion Design then these course offerings are relevant for you. Our goal with free courses is to give a broad introduction to the relevant concepts, techniques and tools used in Motion Design. A great starting point for any new artist.

Resources

Resources, Scene Files & Rigs

Dig into our collection of resources to help you create work or simply experiment and be inspired.

MoGraph Mentor

$79

Handcrafted, drag-and-drop design assets across media types. This Studio Art Asset Pack is for any motion designer who loves that mixed-media style.

– 700+ High-Quality Assets
– Animated Loop
– 11 Media Categories
– Ready for After Effects, Photoshop, and C4D

Remington Markham

FREE

Start practicing your 3d character animation skills with this free, premium blender character rigs.

Michael Jones

FREE

Practice 3d character animation with these free, premium rigs made for Cinema 4d. These rigs will help you work your way from simple, to more complex. Bo, the ball, is rigged for advanced squash and stretch controls. Iggy, our bi-ped ball, is rigged for more advanced poses with tons of controls.

Michael Jones

FREE

This Cinema 4D scene file comes ready to go with an animated mouth rig. This is useful for practice or to deconstruct.

Blog

Blog & Tutorials

Explore our blog and tutorials to learn more motion design tips, tricks, and news.

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Mixed-media assets for motion designers

Long live mixed-media projects! While there is no doubt we love great motion work that is flat and minimal, sometimes you just have to get …

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Abstract Motion Design in Blender 3D

Abstract Motion Design In Blender 3D

Blender 3D, until now, has rarely been considered a valuable tool for motion designers. Blender made a reputation as the premier 3D “freeware” application that …

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Exporting From Cinema 4D For Substance (+ Quick UV Unwrap Demo)

https://youtu.be/aY0UN7WiwVk Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for more upcoming quick tips and videos in the Motion Graphics Industry. Exporting From Cinema 4D For Substance (+ …

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How to Create a Motion Trail: Echo Effect in After Effects

A quick tip tutorial on how to create a motion trail in Adobe After Effects. In this short video tutorial, I want to show you how to create a motion trail effect.

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