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Your journey to mastering the GreenSock Animation Platform starts here

Carl Schooff

I spent nearly 7 years as Geek Ambassador at GreenSock creating their official training materials, youtube videos, and interactive demos that are all over

Having spent years in their support forums ammassing over 9,000 posts I have quite a bit of experience teaching people how to animate with code and avoid common beginner mistakes.

With that position behind me and a totally new API introduced with GSAP 3, I knew I would still need a place to share all that excites me about scripted animation. That’s why I created the Creative Coding Club, it provides a way for me to reach and teach the most people at a price anyone can afford.

Sample Lecture

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • Our Development Environment

    • GSAP 3 Express Notes and Instructions

  • 2

    Tweening Basics

    • GSAP Object: Tweens and Timelines

    • Basic Tween

    • from() and fromTo()

    • Special Properties: Delay and Repeat

    • Special Property: Ease

    • Reading Ease Curves

    • Special Property: Stagger

    • Tween Control

    • Using the GSAP Documentation

  • 3


    • Why Timelines are Important

    • Basic Timeline Intro

    • Position Parameter Visualizer

    • Basic Timeline Position

    • Timeline Control and Labels

  • 4

    Final Project

    • Project Setup

    • Basic Animation

    • Timeline Defaults

    • GSDevTools

    • Tweak Timing

    • Remove Flash of Un-styled Content (FOUC)

  • 5

    BONUS: Beginner Text Effects

    • Typewriter Effect with TextPlugin

    • Getting Started with SplitText

    • SplitText Word by Word

  • 6

    BONUS: ScrollTrigger

    • Get Started with ScrollTrigger in 3 Easy Steps

Your journey goes beyond the basics

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New content added regularly.

One Important Question

If your client asked for the animation below, would you know how to build it?

Let me guide you through the GreenSock basics so you can tackle projects like this with ease.

Student Reviews

Absolutely fantastic
Brilliant course.

Extremely well explained very easy to understand. One of the best investments I have made, it eliminates the need for so many other plugins and software you literally have everything you need with gsap
Adam Wright
Awesome Course
The introduction was very straightforward and at a very pleasant pace. Carl's teaching method developed a good understanding, particularly the visualizer he used to describe the timeline. Carl also shared tips that may not be noticed by a less experienced tutor. Fantastic!
Prashant Sunwar
Great Start
it was really good, this courses helped to understand the basics of Gsap. Thanks very much
Hafid Dharsma
Practical, clear, outstanding GSAP course!
Carl is not only an expert with GSAP, but he's also an interesting mix of relatable, funny, and professional. The videos are easy to follow and cover the essentials (and then some). We've all seen boring, technical videos stuck in the theoretical, making you feel dumb or utterly bored which is why I appreciate Carl's style so much. He's "one of us", explaining things that actually make sense in the real world.

Watch his courses and you'll be an animation superhero in no time. 

Highly recommended!
Jack Doyle (creator of GreenSock)
Fun and effective introduction to GSAP 3
The course introduces some basic concepts and shows how to animate on the web using GSAP 3. Great CodePen demos accompany the course and offer users the opportunity to practice what they've learnt.

There's a project to complete and some guidance on how to use the awesome docs on the GSAP website. Warmly recommended to beginners of this animation super library.
Antonella Perna
Carl you are a genuis!
I've been following you from Greensock forums and always thought if you could make some video courses for GSAP and now we have it! I enjoyed every part of it so far and now waiting to dig in for aome advanced topics.
Saad Khan
Excellent course
Presentation was very clear and at a pace just nice. Carl’s way of teaching generated good understanding, especially the visualiser he used to describe timeline. Carl also shared tips which a less experienced tutor may not notice. Excellent!
Regina Loh
Amazing course
I was an absolute beginner to SVG animation and now feel already confident that I can create cool things from now on.
Fumiko Toyoda
I wish I had taken this course first!
If you are new to gsap, especially version 3, do yourself a favor and take this course first. It will save you weeks of confusion. The course is cheap also. Like the price of a cup of coffee cheap.
Anthony Bachan

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When you purchase Lifetime + Friend I will send you a single-use coupon that you can send to a friend for free enrollment in all Creative Coding Club courses.

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All plans include GSAP 3 Express, GSAP 3 Beyond the Basics, "B-Sides, Bonuses and Oddities", Adobe Animate for HTML5, and Generative Art with AS3

Control GreenSock Animations with ScrollTrigger

My new ScrollTrigger Express course will get you up and running quickly. It's included with your Creative Coding Club membership.

Make cool Text Effects With GSAP 3

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this membership for?

Web developers and designers who want to take their work to the next level with high-performance scripted animation.

What experience do I need?

You should be comfortable creating a webpage with basic HTML and CSS.

Regarding JavaScript, you should understand variables, functions, loops, and arrays. If not, I strongly recommend JavaScript for Beginners on Skillshare (get 2 months free).

What software do I need?

Just a web browser! You can watch all my videos on any device. I recommend using a desktop browser for editing the online demos I provide. 

Can I ask a question before I purchase? 

Sure, just send an email to

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