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In her career as an animator, Angie Taylor has developed some powerful techniques for creating quick but compelling 2D animation, and in this workshop she shares those secrets with you. Learn how to import layered files and paths from Adobe Illustrator into After Effects and how to animate flat vector artwork in both 2D and 3D space, and explore options for outputting your animations. The videos are short, focused, and solution-oriented, and all the project files are included so you can follow along as you go.
(music playing) Hi, I'm Angie Taylor, author, Illustrator and motion graphic designer. I use Adobe After Effects on a daily basis for creating animations and motion graphics. As a freelance designer, I have to be flexible enough to produce artwork and animations of varying styles. Subsequently, I've developed some great techniques, for creating quick, but compelling 2D animation.
And I'll be sharing those techniques with you, in this workshop. Topics include how to set up after effects for creating 2D character animation using input devices to capture motion, and apply it to you characters. You'll also learn how to use audio files to create animation and lip-syncing and use expressions and scripting to make the process easier. You'll find out about grouping techniques and usingUNKNOWN to create hierarchical animations. And I'll also walk you through the best working practices for outputting your animations for the web, TV and mobile devices.
With this comprehensive workshop, you can simply sit back and watch as I demonstrate each of the steps for you. If you feel like following along with me, all the files required to do so are provided for you. Now, these videos are short and easily digested, so you won't get bogged down with technical jargon either. As I like to explain difficult concepts and easy to understand, real world terminology. So, what are you waiting for? Jump right in and become the greatest animator who ever lived. (music playing)
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