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Synfig Studio - keyframes and waypoints

I'm somewhat confused on how Synfig Studio talks about keyframes and waypoints. I wanted to animate a spline (line) that fades in. When I started synfig I drew a spline and set its alpha amount to 0....
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how to make graphics match day poster like this? [on hold]

please check this link I'm would like learn how to make a poster like this. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bnv2LzLjXXL/?taken-by=mancity
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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 seperate file at once?

Is there a way to render each separate layer in Photoshop to 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, of ...
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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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How to animate Illustrator drawing in Adobe Animate

I have a drawing that's been made in Adobe Illustrator. It's a person. Currently all the elements, lines, shadows, etc. of the person are on separate sublayers. I want to animate this character in ...
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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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How to elegantly animate moving videos [duplicate]

This question is more animation than graphic design. I couldn't find an Animation Stack Exchange, but if anyone could point me in the right direction I will be happy to repost it in the right place. ...
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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 ...
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How to animate a rising sun in Adobe Illustrator CC?

I need to animate a simple rising sun behind a horizon - aprox. 20 frames. Look at this quick drawing. I need each frame outputted to a vector file because it's going to be used in a book for a ...
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Cinema 4D setting up a 3 point lighting system for whole scene

I am working on a small car animation project. On my scene, I have three cars which will be crossing a crossroad. It is a simple project but I would like to have my lighting set up correctly. From ...
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New to Adobe Animate. Trying to make a frame by frame explosion. Need help

I'm new to Adobe Animate and animation software but I'm having trouble figuring out where to start. I want to make a simple explosion, and have created svg files of the individual frames. I want to ...
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Animating on a single artboard in InVision Studio?

I'm creating a vertical scrolling interactive wizard and currently have 12+ huge 1440x6519 artboards in InVision Studio for this one project. I only need one artboard really, but with each Next button/...
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Flash like SVG Animator Tool for Mobile?

For the desktop, I know there are many tools that can do exactly this such as... Animatron, Synfig Studio with this plugin, Snap.svg, and even Blender Basically, I'm looking for a similar tool like ...
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How do I create a water ripple distortion animation on text?

Hi everyone. Can you please help me to understand the process behind it? I'm studying the process starting from the static image so through displacement map on photoshop but I'd like to obtain my ...
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Stop looping in after effect

Just learning After effect 2nd question. I have download the free lower third and edited. I have knowledge of Flash and to a certain time we can type command stop(); and we can stop the looping there. ...
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Position keyframes do not make a straight path

I have made a square and inserted a position keyframe and holding shift I drag to right and got a straight path. When I want to raise up or make an "L" shape by holding shift it does not make a ...
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Animating a rotating pie slice in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a rotating radar type effect in Photoshop CC 2018. So I created a circle and a pie slice from that circle and linked them up. When I rotate the big circle the pie slice animates ...
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Import FBX Maya animation with gravity and directional force into Three JS

I'm trying to figure out how to capture an animation that I made in Maya using gravity and and two directional forces to pull an avocado apart. I'm currently using three objects and the animation is ...
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Is it possible to add a collider to an alembic animation in C4D?

i'm new to C4D and i'm trying to have an animation i made in blender interact with a soft body object in C4D. But when i create a collider and start the animation, nothing happens, the animation just ...
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Low resolution display ad is blurry

I design sales advertisements for low resolution outdoor video displays, for example 180 pixels by 126 pixels size. The actual sign is more like 8ft tall, but from afar it looks small. When I save ...
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Make A Convincing Ball Rolling Animation

I plan on creating a mobile game in which the player controls a rolling ball. I created a "sprite sheet" of the ball in question along with a couple "leaning" frames that for some reason I thought ...
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program to create simple animations for visualization?

I'm looking for a small and light program that allows me to create simple animations for the purpose of visualization. I want to be able to create animations similair to this. Usually, I do ...
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What exactly is the difference between 8 fps and 24 fps drawn-on-threes animations?

Main question: Is there any difference between an animation sequence drawn on threes (8 different drawings for a second of motion) that plays back at 8 fps and 24 fps? As in after you draw 8 ...
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Animation of scanning, transition to the other layer on effect

I want to create a transition using scanning effect (horizontal line going from a head to a toes of a character). Basically let's say I have two layers, one with green human, and second wth red human. ...
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How to create animated videos like this link? [closed]

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S5cFLTTIF30 I want to be able to make videos like this link. I've installed AutoDesk Maya but can't find much online help for self learning it. If there is any other ...
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Page Animation Transition Questions [closed]

I'm new to this forum, and am really looking for advice on how to animate my website. At the moment I've stuck with snap transitions and some loading text, but I feel I could do better. My current ...
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Bodymovin a good idea for web animations?

On our new "how it works" page we want to use animated graphics to better explain some concepts of our service. We don't have any experience with more complex animations and we decided to try ...
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Can you combine two small animations into one on FireAlpaca?

I use FireAlpaca and I currently have one problem with it. Is there a way to make one separate animation and combine it with another animation made from FireAlpaca?