Learning paths

Animation Fundamentals Training

If you’re new to our industry and looking to build a solid and broad foundation, then we recommend exploring our selection of animation foundation courses. They’ll give you the skills you need to find your place in the industry. 

You can also dip your toe in the waters of Motion Design with our free courses.

Courses

Learn Motion Design

Our courses are designed to skip over needless information and jump right to the good stuff. They’ll 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.

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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 Portrait

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.

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.

Free Foundational Courses

If you’re totally new to Motion Design, then these online animation foundation courses are just for you. Each free course gives you a broad introduction to the relevant concepts, techniques and tools used in Motion Design. They’re 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.

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MoGraph Mentor

$49

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 Portrait

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.

Remington
Markham

FREE

Bring your MoGraph Renders to the next level with our free MoGraph Texture Pack! It includes 33 free textures and 6 patterns to mix up your textures.

Blog

Blog & Tutorials

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

Tips on How To Make Your Animations More Realistic

Tips on How To Make Your Animations More Realistic

Many animators struggle to bring their creations to life when attempting to instill realism in their work. If you’d like to make your animations appear …

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Top Animation Software To Use for Beginners

Top Animation Software To Use for Beginners

Starting on the path to becoming an animator can seem intimidating at first. However, with the right tools, you can simplify the animation process to …

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The Core Elements of Quality Visual Storytelling

The Core Elements of Quality Visual Storytelling

Telling a tale is the root of visual animation. Discover the core elements of quality visual storytelling and what to remember when you’re designing your world.

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Ways To Create Better 3D Environments

Ways To Create Better 3D Environments

Having high-quality environments can go a long way towards making 3D animation really stand out. Discover diverse ways to create better 3D environments.

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Paper Animation Technique In Adobe Animate

Paper animation technique in Adobe Animate. This tutorial covers how to animate a piece of flying paper in Adobe Animate. This frame-by-frame animation has a …

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Why Texture Is Important in Graphic Design

Why Texture Is Important in Graphic Design

Can graphic design make someone want to reach out and touch it? Learn how using texture in graphic design is important for making your work really pop.

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