Computer Animation and Digital Art

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course has been designed to introduce you to animation software packages across both 2D and 3D.

The course will give you the opportunity to create a series of short animations enabling you to confidently display your knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of computer animation and the creative process.

You will develop a working-understanding of the creative processes involved in the production of Animation Projects; from Concept-Art, through Development, to final Post-Production techniques.

You will be introduced to and trained in the use of industry-standard software including Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe: Animate, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, and Illustrator.

Subject areas include: Character creation; Drawing development; Still images; Introduction to 2D/3D animation.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including Art and Design. You will also be required to attend an interview and provide a portfolio of art work.

Progression Routes

HNC 3D Computer Animation

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks


Art, Animation and Digital Design

SCQF Level