Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

How to Create a Whiteboard Animation Video – Part 1

Originally, whiteboard animation videos were created by videotaping the process of someone drawing on a whiteboard. Since then, the technique has evolved by using software to create the same look and feel of a hand drawn whiteboard video. These types of videos are useful for business and educational purposes, story telling, or relaying a basic message in a short and engaging way.

Creating a more in-depth whiteboard animation video with characters involves several steps such as hand sketching, using industry standard software tools Adobe Illustrator and After Effects, and video editing. In order to properly explain the entire process of creating a white board animation video, we have divided it into three separate blogs: pre-production, production, and post-production. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Use Adobe After Effects to Animate a Sketch from Illustrator

Video is evolving nearly as fast as technology, and along with it particular styles of animation are emerging. Nowadays, hand drawn animation (or most commonly known as white board animation) is significantly growing in popularity. You can use this style to tell a story or explain a concept simplistically through a animated sketch on a blank canvas. Moreover, it can also be used to add visual appeal to long narrative speeches or live footage to capture your viewers interest.

In After Effects, the stoke effect tool will help you animate your sketch, making it look like it’s being drawn out before your eyes. If you are interested in this style of animation, it will be your new best friend! So whether you are curious about how it’s done, or you have spent hours drawing the perfect sketch in Adobe Illustrator only to redraw it in After Effects to animate it, this tutorial is for you. Read the rest of this entry »

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