Master particle effects in After Effects as The Neighbourhood show us how they created the title sequences for the BBC’s The Magicians.
The key to producing simple but effective animation is to grasp the basic principles, as Lesley Barnes and Bruce Cameron explain
Illustrator and animator Ben Mounsey describes here how to create a character in Illustrator that’s specifically designed for animation in After Effects, and then give it a classic cel-animation walk
Here we’ll discuss 12 rules or key aspects of animation and use examples of character animation to explain them and how they can be applied. Note that these same principles can be applied to motion-graphic design just as effectively.
James May takes you through the steps involved in animating a character created in the style of a 16-bit computer game to create a ‘load screen’.