16.02.17 | An Introduction to Toonboom Harmony – with a focus on rigging (5 Thursday Evenings)

Course Content:

This course will offer an introduction to Toonboom Harmony with an in depth look at how a rig is built and the basics of the animation tools. The course will cover:

  • Getting to grips with the interface.
  • Using basic drawing and rigging tools.
  • Rigging a basic character from start to finish using pegs, bones and deformations.
  • Developing an understanding of the Network (Node view) which controls the rigs.
  • Setting up and animating various scenes designed to test and explore the challenges and capabilities of Toonboom Harmony.

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at individuals working or training to work in the animation industry who wish to gain an understanding of the programme Toonboom Harmony. The course represents an ideal opportunity for intermediate/experienced animators to upskill, learn software which has become increasingly vital to the industry and to increased job opportunities. The course is also open to animation students though it should be noted the emphasis will be on learning to use the software for animation and not the teaching of basic animation principles.

Tutor Info:

Stephen O’Keeffe has worked in the animation industry as a Toonboom Harmony animator and rigger since 2012. He has worked For Magpie 6 Media on Inis Sproai which was the first show in the Ireland produced using Harmony. He currently works in Boulder Media working as the Rigging Department Manager on shows such as Danger Mouse and Wander Over Yonder. Stephen has an extensive knowledge of Toonboom Harmony which he has gained through years of practice and official training from Toonboom.

Date & Times:

5 Thursday Evenings from 6.30pm-9.30pm, 16th February, 23rd February, 2nd March, 9th March and 16th March.


Room 11, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/get-in-touch/).


Members: 100 Euro, Non Members: 125 Euro

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 8th February.

Course Information


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