Web designer Val Head introduces CSS transforms and transitions—the foundation of most CSS animations—and shows how to keyframe simple animations and adjust their timing, fill, and direction. She also covers looping and chaining animations, animating HTML and SVG elements, and optimizing animation performance, and introduces the best tools and use cases for CSS animation. Start watching to get your brand in motion.
- Using CSS transforms and transitions
- Working with animation-delay and animation-fill-mode
- Timing and easing CSS animations
- Animating elements in place
- Animating sprite images
- Animating CSS transforms and transitions
- Chaining multiple animations
- Animating SVG images
- Creating high-performance CSS animations
Skill Level Intermediate
- Motion design is quickly becoming a core skill for web designers. Designers and developers are realizing the power of web animation to engage, delight, and communicate with their users. I'm Val Head, and I'll be leading you through this course on CSS animation. As a designer and animation consultant, I help my clients make web animation work for them and get their brand in motion in a meaningful way. I'm the author of The Pocket Guide to CSS Animation and co-host of the Motion and Meaning Podcast.
I'm excited to introduce you to the world of CSS animation. This course is for web designers and developers who have some experience with CSS and want to take their understanding of CSS animation to the next level. This course is designed as a comprehensive look at how to animate with CSS and which common web design tasks CSS animation is best for. We'll cover the basics of CSS transforms and transitions, then get into depth with CSS keyframe animations.
I'll show you how CSS can be used to animate both HTML elements and SVG. We'll also discuss how to get the best performance out of your animation, as well as tools that will help you build and troubleshoot your animation work. Over the past few years, web animation has grown into a powerful option for enhancing the user experience on the web. CSS animation is the perfect place to get started.