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Studies Diploma in Concept Art and 2D Animation

Diploma in
Concept Art and 2D Animation

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Diploma in Concept Art and 2D Animation
2 years
In-person (Madrid)
February 2025

Become one of the great artists in the animation industry

Imagine being able to tell stories without words through the development of great visual concepts and their application to animation.

With the Diploma in Concept Art and 2D Animation you will be able to create new worlds, experience the most innovative tools and collaborate on projects to develop a creative professional portfolio. You will be trained in a multidisciplinary university environment that will allow you to acquire a technical and artistic profile to stand out in an increasingly competitive sector.

You'll learn to tell deep, exciting stories by designing visually stunning characters, creatures, and worlds. Bring your creative universe to life with an immersion in the main software: from Photoshop, mastering custom brushes and speed painting techniques, to 3D modeling in ZBrush, acquiring the main skills demanded by a sector that is constantly updating.

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The most innovative tools and techniques in the industry

Delve into the present of the industry and technology by learning to handle the most used software in large international studios: Photoshop, ZBrush or Toon Boom, programs with which Disney, DreamWorks or Pixar imagine and develop their most avant-garde projects.


Explore themed universes

Become a world architect, able to build from the most intimate detail to the grandest vision: from cyberpunk to steampunk, you will create designs with a focus on integrating characters, creatures, weapons, vehicles and objects into narratives cohesive visuals.


One team for the rest of my life

The transversal projects in which you will participate will become transformative experiences and a unique opportunity to network.


Learn from great professionals and visionaries in the industry

Train alongside professionals from major national and international animation production companies who will show you all the keys to connecting your creations with the industry.


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Take another step in your career by specializing with a Master TAI in Storyboard.

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In TAI we believe that studying what you like should be easy, that is why we put at your disposal the best conditions to finance your studies: exclusive TAI, adapted 100% to you and with responsible fees.

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Study Plan

Course 1

Expert I. Illustration and concept art

Fundamentals of concept art and dynamic sketching
Design and creation of characters and creatures
Creation of creatures, vehicles and scenarios
Professional portfolio development

Expert II. Illustration and advanced concept art

Advanced Photoshop
Advanced Character and Creature Production Design
Engineering of the fantastic
Weapons and clothing
Scenario design

Course 2

Expert III. 2D animation with Toon Boom Harmony

Character Design with Toon Boom Harmony
Character Rigging
Character animation
Scenes and backgrounds
Special effects
Composition and rendering
Portfolio creation

Expert IV. Advanced 2D Animation with Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom Harmony Advanced
Visual narrative and storyboarding
Professional production and post-production
Animation for different media

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Student profile

  • Students who want to get started in the world of 2D animation.
  • Self-taught digital art students who seek to equip themselves with tools to professionalize their artistic abilities in the creative industries environment.


No prior knowledge is required to access the first course. A personal interview is carried out (in person or online).

Possibility of access to the second course directly if the applicant proves the required skills and knowledge.

Career Opportunities

concept art artist

Develops visual ideas and concept art for video games, films, animated series, and graphic novels, helping define the visual style and artistic direction of a project.

2D animator

Create animations for films, television series, advertisements and games, using traditional animation techniques or 2D animation software.

Character designer

Specialize in character design for animation and video game projects, from the initial sketch to the final definition of appearance and personality.

Storyboard artist

Create storyboards that visualize sequences of actions and events for film and animation productions, making it easier to understand the script before production.

Background and scenario designer

Designs the environments in which stories develop in animation and video game projects, ensuring that they adequately complement the narrative and visual style.

Art Director

Oversees the visual aspect of creative projects in animation, video games or digital media, ensuring that all elements align with the artistic vision.

Layout artist

Work on scene composition and design, establishing perspective and geometry for 2D animations.

Illustrated by

He produces illustrations for books, magazines, games and other media, applying both traditional and digital drawing and painting techniques.

Freelance in concept art and 2D animation

Provides freelance art and animation services for a variety of clients and projects, from small businesses to large studios.

Art and animation teacher

Teach concept art, drawing techniques and 2D animation in educational institutions, workshops or online courses.


Facilities | multimedia classrooms
multimedia classrooms
Facilities | Audience
Facilities | set Ibiza
set Ibiza
Facilities | set Oudrid
set Oudrid
Facilities | Recoletos set
Recoletos set

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Diploma in Concept Art and 2D Animation. Obtain a technical as well as artistic profile with a high employability rate in a multidisciplinary university space.

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