VideoScribe Fundamentals Training: Creating Animated Videos
4.8 (17 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
64 students enrolled

VideoScribe Fundamentals Training: Creating Animated Videos

A comprehensive guide, full of expert tips and tricks from the head trainer at Sparkol (the creators of VideoScribe)
Bestseller
4.8 (17 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
64 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2020
English
English
Current price: $34.99 Original price: $49.99 Discount: 30% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 14 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Training 5 or more people?

Get your team access to 4,000+ top Udemy courses anytime, anywhere.

Try Udemy for Business
What you'll learn
  • How to create professional quality animated videos, quickly and easily
  • How to plan your project, select a scribe layout and a theme
  • How to add music and a voice-over
  • How to find and use suitable images
  • How to use images, text, charts and GIFs effectively
  • How to control the camera movement, and create scenes and transitions
  • How to use a range of different animation methods and techniques
  • How to fine tune and finalize your project
  • How to turn your project into a high quality video and share
Requirements
  • No previous experience with VideoScribe or other video making software required - VideoScribe is very easy and fun to use
  • No artistic talent required - VideoScribe comes with a large library of images that automatically draw
  • You will need a VideoScribe account - paid subscription preferred
Description

This course is designed for VideoScribe v3.6, to ensure you are using the most up to date version we recommend updating your app from your Sparkol account page.

My name is Jonny Finch and I’m the Head Trainer for Sparkol, the creators of VideoScribe. I’ve been creating videos and teaching courses on how to get the most out of VideoScribe for over 6 years.

In this course I’ve captured our top hints and tips so you can quickly learn how easy it is to create engaging whiteboard animation videos using VideoScribe.

This course is perfect for beginners - maybe you’re brand new to VideoScribe or you’ve already mastered the basics. You’ll learn the fundamentals of whiteboard video creation and those neat tricks and tips.

With VideoScribe, you don’t need to be an artist or have any video creation experience. Our library is full of pre-animated illustrations and images which automatically draw themselves - just choose the styles that you like. I’ll be taking you through everything from the ground up.

Throughout this course, we’ll be running through a step-by-step process to create your own amazing animated videos from scratch. Enroll now to get started!

Who this course is for:
  • New VideoScribe users who want to learn how to create an animated video from scratch
  • Existing VideoScribe users who want improve their skills and expand their knowledge with expert tips and tricks
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 02:07:39
+ Building a simple scribe
5 lectures 26:38

In this lesson you’ll learn how to navigate around the main areas in VideoScribe.

Preview 04:15

In this lesson you’re going to learn how to add images and text to the canvas and arrange them to make a simple video

Adding and arranging elements
03:39

In this lesson you’re going to learn how you can move around the canvas while you’re editing so that you can continue to build your simple video.

Moving around the canvas
06:56

In this lesson you’ll learn how to use the timeline.

Preview 06:21

In this lesson you’re going to learn how to save and organize your projects.

Saving and organizing projects
05:27
+ Planning and setting up your project
2 lectures 11:57

In this lesson you’ll learn how to plan out a new project.

Planning your project
05:10

In this lesson you’re going to learn how to set up a theme for a new scribe project.

Setting up your theme
06:47
+ Working with audio
2 lectures 07:49

In this lesson you’ll learn how to add a backing music track to your video.

Adding a music track
03:16

In this lesson you’ll learn how to record the voice-over for your project.

Recording your voice-over
04:33
+ Adding visual content
6 lectures 30:01

In this lesson you’ll learn how to find suitable images and how to add them to build your scribe.

Using the image library
06:25

In this lesson you’ll learn how to import your own images - these could be royalty free images, photographs, or even illustrations you've created yourself.


Importing images
04:45

In this lesson you‘ll learn how to use text effectively in your scribe.

Using text
06:21

In this lesson you'll learn how to adjust the settings for your text and images using the element properties.

Element properties
03:51

In this lesson you'll learn how to customize your images by changing the image style and colors.

Preview 03:38

In this lesson you’ll learn how to add charts and GIFs to your scribe.

Charts and GIFs
05:01
+ Controlling camera movement
2 lectures 12:49

In this lesson you’ll learn about different scribe layouts and how to control camera movement.

Layouts and camera movement
09:21

In this lesson you’ll learn how to create scenes for your scribe.

Creating scenes
03:28
+ Animation techniques
3 lectures 11:35

In this lesson you’ll learn how to use the move-in and fade-in animation methods.

Using move in and fade in
04:12

In this lesson you’ll learn how to use the morph tool to transform images.

Morphing images
03:10

In this lesson you’ll learn how to create an erase effect.

Creating an erase effect
04:13
+ Adjusting your scribe timings
2 lectures 11:15

In this lesson you’ll learn how to adjust the various timings for each element in your scribe.

Scribe timings
03:36

In this lesson you’ll learn how to change your element timings to synchronize your visuals with your voice-over.

Syncing visuals with your voice-over
07:39
+ Finalizing and sharing your video
3 lectures 13:38

In this lesson you’ll learn how to finalize your scribe ready for publishing.

Finalizing your scribe
09:02

In this lesson you'll learn how to turn your scribe into a video and share it.

Sharing your video
04:17
Bonus content
00:19