Online Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2D Animation
Online Bachelor of Fine Arts in 3D Animation
Set Your Future in Motion
Animation is the art of bringing life to an otherwise lifeless form. It is the merger of technology, artistry, and storytelling at its finest. Throw in today’s advanced technology and you have virtually unlimited possibilities to create something special. Learn 2D and 3D Animation Online at RMCAD!
As an Online 2D or 3D Animation student, you’ll explore the field of animation at every level. You’ll hone your skills as an animator with online training that prepares you for the real world of professional animation production. Our Online Animation Courses provide students the kind of attention and support that allows them to blossom as artists.
The Online Animation program is focused on helping students understand how to use the technical skills and techniques they’ve learned to create original animation and compelling narratives. You’ll not only graduate with an incredible portfolio, you’ll leave RMCAD with the ability to communicate through animation production.
Students develop skills to equip them for entry level 3D modeling work at various studios.
Texture Mapping (3D)
Students create appropriate textures for the shot, whether realistic or stylized.
Students demonstrate artistry, unique voice, conceptualization and process including thumbnails, comps and character designs.
Students create storyboards and animatics that give a sense of style and timing for a full animated production.
Students demonstrate strong drawing, composition, anatomy, color and perspective skills.
Line of Action
Students develop a solid understanding of the importance of posing characters, which will translate into stronger and more believable character animation.
Students demonstrate a thorough knowledge of animation fundamentals and believability in motion, timing and structure. They also develop an eye for noticing subtleties of motion.
Online Degree Requirements
Our Online Animation program with an emphasis in 2D Animation or 3D Animation is focused on helping students develop their unique, artistic voice. You’ll learn essential animation production techniques and tools while you collaborate with talented artists from all walks of life.
Tech + Tools
In the world of animation production, the most important tool you need is your imagination. Where RMCAD’s Online 2D Animation program focuses on traditional drawing techniques, our Online 3D Animation classes allow your computer skills to take the main stage—with your stylus and high-res computer taking on the lead roles.
Students who graduate with RMCAD’s Online Animation Degree are blazing a trail in the industry and landing amazing career opportunities with groundbreaking companies like Pixar, Blue Sky Studios, Lola VFX, Industrial Light & Magic, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network. We’re here for you every step of the way with a network of the top companies and industry connections out there, waiting for talented artists just like you to join their team!
Potential Career Paths
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