Advanced Diploma in 2D Animation

Bring your 2D artwork to life through animation. Master core skills with industry tools like Harmony to craft striking character movements, environments and cinematics. Guidance from expert mentors will help unlock your potential for storytelling through visuals. Find your creative vein and create compelling content to build a dazzling portfolio!

In-Classroom training /

2 Years


Job Opportunities

2D Animator, Character Designer, Storyboard Artist, Layout Artist, Texture Artist, Motion Graphics Designer, Stop-Motion Animator, 2D Game Animator, Illustrator, Art Director, Digital Content Creator, Background Artist, Compositing Artist Effects Animator, 2D Concept Artist.

What You Will Learn

Fundamentals Of Art: Develop students' ability to visualize concepts and nurture creative and technical skills by creating concept art and analysing artistic production.

Visual Art I: Master design elements and produce innovative artwork. Analyse contemporary and historical works, demonstrating proficiency in basic design elements.

Film Studies: Gain a comprehensive understanding of cinematic texts and theoretical frameworks in film production. Develop skills in pre-production, production, and post-production processes.

Pre–Visualization: Emphasize the importance of storyboarding in conveying ideas. Develop scriptwriting techniques, character development, and clear communication in the pre-production stage.

Matte Painting: Learn digital painting techniques for creating realistic matte paintings. Develop skills in composition, colour theory, and lighting to produce detailed matte paintings.

Advanced Art: Demonstrate technical ability and craftsmanship in artworks. Apply art theory concepts effectively and explore art styles from different cultures and time periods.

Visual Art II: Develop a comprehensive understanding of descriptive drawing of the human form. Demonstrate proficiency in linear drawing methods and incorporate natural forms into figure drawings.

Stop Motion Animation: Develop skills in frame-by-frame animation and storytelling. Experiment with various stop motion techniques, such as Claymation and pixelation.

Introduction To 2D Animation: Equip students with the ability to create interactive animation designs using Harmony. Establish a strong foundation in animation techniques, including keyframing and basic animation principles.

Digital Animation: Demonstrate understanding of different animation techniques and apply them in creating original work. Explore various media and techniques to express ideas and produce a creative output.

Program Overview

Our specialized program focuses on 2D animation techniques for visual effects, film, television, and gaming. Through hands-on experience using industry-standard software like Harmony by Toon Boom, you will develop expertise in 2D animation and gain practical skills that are highly sought after in the industry. 

Our intensive program in 2D animation course is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in the field of 2D animation. Unleash your creativity, bring characters to life, and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of visual storytelling with our comprehensive training.

Internship Opportunities

Gain hands-on experience and valuable insights into the animation industry while working alongside professionals. Elevate your skills and build a strong foundation for your animation career with the internship program.

Course Outcomes

Upon program completion, you will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Harmony by Toon Boom.
  • Master stop motion, Claymation, and pixelation.
  • Produce high-quality animations adhering to industry standards.
  • Apply various techniques effectively for conveying ideas.
  • Understand fundamental animation principles like timing and spacing.
  • Analyse animation production processes and industry practices.
  • Develop a diverse portfolio for career opportunities.
  • Collaborate effectively in multidisciplinary teams and continuously adapt skills to stay updated with advancements.

Why Study at Monolith

  • Specialized curriculum focusing on 2D animation.
  • Industry-experienced faculty providing expert guidance.
  • Comprehensive training in industry-standard 2D software.
  • Hands-on practice in essential skills such as pre-production, including storyboarding and scriptwriting.
  • Opportunities to build a professional portfolio through project-based learning.
  • Support for career guidance and assistance with placement opportunities.

Who Can Enrol

For enrolment in this course, candidates should have completed a minimum of 12th standard or its equivalent.

Who Can Take This Program

Individuals passionate about animation, creativity, and storytelling, seeking to embark on a rewarding career in 2D animation, are encouraged to enrol in this program.