Expressive Bird Animation
by Max Marakhovskyi
© Expressive Bird Animation by Max Marakhovskyi
In this free masterclass, we will, step by step, animate this beautiful illustration and after that, add some effects and stylization. Emphasis will be on how to make a charismatic movement of the bird and what principles of animation was used.
Elementary knowledge of After Effects & Illustrator required. Be sure to check the Fondamentals on After Effects Course before.
Software used in Masterclass:
1 hour 30 minutes
Preparation of illustration
Prepare and correctly combine shape layers
Animation of a bird
Will make the main movement of the bird, see what principles of animation are used for this, adjust the easings. We will animate the secondary elements and the environment.
Animation of the hares
Will make the animation of hares and the reaction of the environment
Looping the background and set up offsets
We will learn how to create a cool texture and apply it.