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CMAI Courses

2D Courses

Welcome to the enchanting realm of 2D animation and design at CMAI. Our 2D courses invite you on a creative journey where imagination knows no bounds. Dive into the world of characters, stories, and visuals brought to life through the magic of two-dimensional animation. Whether you’re a budding artist or an experienced creator, our courses cater to all skill levels. Uncover the artistry behind every frame, and join a vibrant community of learners passionate about animation and design.

We focus on the software-specific skills needed in the larger animation studios. This includes Toon Boom Harmony training for animators for TV series productions. We also offer Adobe After Effects training for animators working on projects using this software.

2D Animation Transition Course in Toon Boom Harmony

Designed with input from leading 2D studios in Ireland, this course bridges the gap for animation graduates, preparing them for professional roles. It emphasizes real-world skills, industry-standard software, and TV production pipelines. Taught by experienced professionals from top Irish studios, the 4-week program opens doors to a career in animation.

Introduction to Toon Boom Harmony for Rigged Animation

This 1-week introduction course will focus on getting participants comfortable using the software and navigating the user interface. They will learn the basic steps to get started and animating using a rigged character commonly used in 2D TV series. The will learn about a studio pipeline and how to start working with Toon Boom Harmony in a professional manner utilising industry best practices.

Success Stories

From Students to Professionals

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Niall McNally
Participant of 2D Animation transition course in Toon Boom Harmony
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"Nothing prepared me for working in the industry as well as CMAI did, the 4 week course was professional and thorough giving me a very strong understanding of the software in a studio style setting. Would recommend! I'm currently working in Toon Boom as a junior at Cartoon Saloon."

"Nothing prepared me for working in the industry as well as CMAI did, the 4 week course was professional and thorough giving me a very strong understanding of the software in a studio style setting. Would recommend! I'm currently working in Toon Boom as a junior at Cartoon Saloon."

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