Animating a flock of birds with After Effects

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Synopsis

Here a short clip of the Go Media promo reel that utilizes the bird animation that you will learn to create.

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  • Domain - www.gomediazine.com

  • Category - After Effects/Animation

  • Submitted By - Shekhar

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-15 11:20:30

Description

Like a lot of motion designers I spend many hours trying to accomplish complex animations in a short amount of time, while attempting to optimize my workflow within After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. This tutorial utilizes Trapcodes Particular, which is one of After Effects more popular 3rd party plugins. Creating an animation like a flock of birds is very versatile and is a great filler animation which can add a lot of style to a piece. You can also adapt this technique to create other flying creatures…. perhaps a flying skull with flapping wings? ...


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