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Questions tagged [animation]

Questions about simple animation tasks. Ask anything related to designing graphics for animations. If you have a complex, software-related question, you may find better results by posting it on a Stack Exchange site that's more dedicated to animation.

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How to achieve this effect with a starting image with no alpha channel?

I'm trying to emulate this visual effect, found in a videogame (can't attach animations, please use the link): https://gfycat.com/LegitimateRepentantBordercollie Browsing the videogame files, I've ...
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Which is Better APNG or GIF? for animated sticker in which format can i export?

I'm Creating Animated stickers using Illustrator and Aftereffects, I need to export them since it going to work on Mobile devices like iPhone and Android. So in which format can, I export the Animated ...
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What program should I use to make UI sprite animations for unity3D

We are creating a game with Unity engine. And we want to make UI buttons to animate when idle and on click. Which program should make the most sense to use when creating animations. Is it worth using ...
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How to centre two different layers without losing position - After Effects

In Photoshop or Illustrator you can select two different layers, group them, and then when you align them to the centre they keep their original layout, but are now equally spaced left/right. Is there ...
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Frame animation transparency

I am currently playing about with an animation for a picture I sketched of cars queueing. As part of the sketch I wanted each of 3 cars in the sketch to passively vibrate from side-to-side, so I ...
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Animating the UI screens of an app for Portfolio

Can anyone be open to suggest their procedure of representing their UI work of a mobile or web app on Behance or any other platform they upload? I want to know whether you create a GIF or just record ...
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how to change “frame animation” to “video timeline”?

When i open the timeline window it directly opens up as frame animation and it doesn't show me the option where you can choose either "frame animation" or "video timeline" so where do i change it?
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Editable Poly: Modify : edge selection

When selecting edges in Autodesk 3ds Max 2019 I was following a tutorial to chamfer a roof. I noticed when my instructor uses selection edge his goes from 6 edges to 2. Meanwhile mine went from 6 ...
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Cropping GIF makes movement of objects weird

I have a GIF which I want to save (see below). There are some products that fly in and out of the picture (they are rotating). In the end I don't want to have the transparent part of the GIF. When I ...
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Can you do animations within an artboard when using the Sketch Prototyping feature?

We're trying to do animations within a single artboard in Sketch for prototyping. Specifically, when a person clicks a button, we want the standard 'Share Sheet' to slide up from the bottom of the ...
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Can't add frames in Photoshop CC 2018

I'm trying to animate in Photoshop CC 2018 and I can't get a frame to show up. The menu bar at the bottom won't show up and I keep trying to add frames, but with not option available. My timeline ...
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Adobe Animate simple tween whale flapping tail

I need to tween animate a vector whale that simply waves it's tail up and down. I have created three graphics. 1. Whale tail straight 2. Whale tail up 3. Whale tail down I attempted to use the shape ...
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Inkscape + Beamer for slideshows

So I have tried using JessyInk for slideshows and found it rather underwhelming, but I love the idea of being able to make slides in inkscape. I am a physicist who is making scientific presentations, ...
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How to move an object along an elliptical path - After Effects

I'm trying to animate an object around an elliptical path. I've tried null object + rotate which seems to only work for perfect circles. I've also tried copy path onto position which creates a path ...
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How to repeat an animation for the entire length of the composition in after effects?

The title says it all... How do I repeat a set of keyframes for the entirety of the composition?
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Photoshop Animation Stacks Frames on Second Loop

I'm trying to create a gif in Photoshop using timeline. I have it set to loop forever. It works perfectly the first loop, but has problems once it hits the second (or subsequent) loop. The first frame ...
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How to remove artifacts at the edge of a GIF?

Open this image in Mozilla or Chrome browser, So you show the display some white pixels in the outer side of gif. I didn't apply any effect, just used two flat colors and round or text in that. How ...
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Should I use digital 2D animation for animating human characters or move on to 3D animation? [closed]

I am trying to make a digital animation which initially planned to be a 2D/3D hybrid with the animation of human characters done in digital 2D while vehicles and certain machineries are done with 3D ...
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What softwares do I have to use to make a 3D spinning globe video to represent data like this video? [closed]

I am wanting to create a 3D spinning globe video to represent historical data like in this video by Business Insider, but I don't know what softwares will I have to use to create such a video. So I ...
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Exporting After Effects animation to SVG with SMIL

I'm curious if there's a way to export animations from Adobe After Effects to SVG containing SMIL I'm currently using the tool Bodymovin, but that's limited to only exporting bloated JSON files and ...
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Photoshop animation: Contour lines from one frame kept in the second frame of animation

I'm creating a gif animation of a castle where the first frame is the castle constructed and the second frame is the castle destroyed. I have to place the image on a website. The issue I'm facing is ...
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Exporting SVG from illustrator as strokes instead of paths

I have this image, which I'm exporting as SVG with the intention of animating it: In the version I'm exporting as SVG there's no background colour, that's just there so you can see it on this post. ...
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Creating cinematic for an app/Question about 3D Models

I would say that I'm fairly new to the modeling and animation field but I'm not a complete beginner. I'm trying to create a cinematic for a program, just don't exactly have the time to go through all ...
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Transparent GIF is forming grainy, transparent static and I don't know how to fix it.(GIMP)

So, I'm trying to make this gif for a meme but no matter what I do I guess this swiss cheese looking error and I can't even figure out what the term is to google!
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What is a good method for combining several animated gifs onto a single palette?

I think that what I'm trying to do is simple. I want to take several animated sprites (.gifs) and have them on a single palette (image or video). My ultimate goal is to have it as the background of a ...
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What replaced Flash?

Years ago, I used to make animations and cartoons and stuff using Flash, back when it was Macromedia, before Adobe bought them out. Shortly afterwards my career took a different path entirely and I'...
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Photoshop animation with Fuse: batch saving for different frames and options

Is there a way to make a batch-script for automate saving (in .png files) each frame of the animation (Fuse character in Photoshop) with different character options, for example head location (as ...
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Gimp Gif transparency issue

I found this gif online and I loved it but it had a white background. I've managed to get Most of it off, but now it is leaving behind a trail of each frame. I'm not sure why. That's the Gif after I ...
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Animated GIF not fading in

I created an image that's kind of in three parts. The left piece, a plus sign, the right piece. The idea was that I'd create an animated GIF and start with the left piece, then fade in the plus sign, ...
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Photoshop animation: How to render each layer to a separate file at once?

Is there a way to render each separate layer in Photoshop to a separate file? I have a character from Fuse and I want to render it in X positions. I don't want to click 'render' for every new layer, ...
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How can I loop and blend footage end/beginning frames in After Effects?

I'm trying to figure out how to do this for a couple of days now and I feel like it would probably be an easy fix. I have a clip of a beach setting that I successfully looped with the loopOut() ...
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How can I resize canvas in a Photoshop CC animation?

I've made my first animation using Photoshop CC (2018). But my canvas is way to big. If I reduce the canvas some elements simply disappears. Is there a way to reduce / crop the canvas without ...
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Present a project with animations

I would like to present the mobile interface of a project to a client. In my presentation I would like to include some examples of motion ilustrations which appears on the mobile app. I have ...
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Use CSS cubic-bezier for keyframes in After Effects?

I'm really new to After Effects, and I am used to creating CSS animations. I want to animate something in After Effects, and I know how to set the animation except for the timing function. I've used ...
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Where can I find GIF inspiration about a certain subject (find us page)?

I started working as a graphic designer two days ago. My boss asked me to create more than one gif to clarify the location of a company and when I created one and he said "I could've liked it two ...
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Can you recommend software for making such kind of animated videos? [closed]

I am working on making animated videos and I installed multiple programs to make animated videos, like blender, iclone7, etc.. However, I still can't find any animation software in which I can make ...
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Change Photoshop Animation, Keep Audio

I have a animation built in Photoshop which has added audio. The client wants changes to the animation. When I convert to keyframes, I lose the audio. Is there a way to revert to keyframes while ...
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How can I make smooth, crisp animation?

I am working on doing an Electronic Direct Mail (EDM) for a client and I want to make a really smooth simple animation of a notification bell ringing. Typically I would use Photoshop to make a .gif, ...
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Best app for animating in Android tablet

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1, I'm using it mainly to draw 2D art for a game I'm creating in my spare time. I'm using Autodesk Sketchbook, and I'm very happy so far. At this point I'd ...
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Photoshop link layer inside group to other layer

I am creating sprite character animations for a pixel game. I have 8 groups for the character (one for each frame), Each of these contain different body parts depending on the frame (different body ...
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maya: after “bake to control rig”, when i change one ik, other ik will be reset

for ex, I use unity chan asset I import it's fbx model and fbx animation after hik > bake > bake to control rig when I change one ik and change another ik, the first ik will be reset, I hope keep ...
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Principle: How to create a slider connected to a number counter in Auto event?

I need to animate a slider that indicate temperature. I need that the animation of the number counter follows the slider animation, but in Auto event. I tried to animate the slider with a mask and a ...
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Rainbow color changing GIF in photoshop?

I want to make a rainbow color changing gif, where I can adjust the speed of the color changing and what color it changes to and etc. Basically, as example, I want to turn this: Into something like ...
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How can I extract sprites with sizes that have no relation together

Basically I want to extract sprites I've started by doing a red rectangle in Photoshop with opacity so I can modify and choose the position data from here https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/...
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How do I create an animated gif in photoshop using the timeline animation?

I do exactly what the person in this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeKepjnntWM) video does between 2:01 and 2:20 - I add 3 photos, place them inside a video group in timeline animation and use the ...
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How do I fix freezes in Photoshop gif animations?

The freeze occurs at any point in my animation, in which content spread upon more than 3 layers is being displayed. The freeze continues exactly to the point where the layers are reduced to 3 or less. ...
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Strange artefacts in GIF-animated image with transparency

I try to create an animated GIF of a bee. This image is a gif with transparency. I export it in Adobe Animate CC 2018 with such settings: but as a result: I can't use this image on web. There are to ...
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Cinema 4D render settings for animation

I am about to create my 1st animation in Cinema 4D. I would like to have it as a FullHD animation which later will be edited by using After Effects. Could someone recommend the best render settings to ...
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Adobe After Effects/Animate/Illustrator: How to animate type/graphics ?

I was wondering how i could use adobe software to create animations like these https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj0YpI9jC9y/?taken-by=seesaw.show https://www.instagram.com/p/Bjeuh_Xhi7x/?taken-by=...
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Animation: Applying changes to colors in every frame of the sequence

I have this animation of a Skeleton's Walkcycle and I would like to paint his insides purple, but I want this action to be reproduced in the various layers ofthe animation, so I don't have to paint ...