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How to animate a ball rolling down an incline? [migrated]

So I'm using Lagrangian mechanics to come up with the equations of motion for a ball rolling down an incline. I've come up with the following two equations. ẋ = 2/3 g T (sin(angle)) x = 1/3 g T^2 (...
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Kinetic typography technique (After Effects)

I have been breaking my head analysing how this effect, and many others from this Studio could be produced within After Effects... Any pointers extremely welcome Link to effect in question: https://...
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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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What options do I have for Masters degrees in Animation in Germany? [closed]

I'm graduating from a top American school with a BFA with an Animation track. I'm looking for Master's programs in Europe, especially Germany, and find it difficult to find Animation programs. Also, ...
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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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Photoshop Export to SVG not working [on hold]

I know there's an Export as... button in photoshop that allows you to select SVG as an option. There's also a Copy SVG button that will allow you to copy and paste the SVG code wherever you please. ...
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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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How to decrease frames per second on existing Photoshop video [duplicate]

I have created a crude animation of a ball bouncing, however the playback in Photoshop from my timeline is way too fast. Until I completed the work I did not check the framerate, which is 30fps. I ...
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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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How to add a stroke effect on audio spectrum in After Effects?

I'm trying to add a stroke effect on a generated audio spectrum and I don't know why it doesn't work. Drop shadow works, but it's not exactly what I'm trying to achieve. Any suggestions?
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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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how to export animated SVG file from after effects?

Hi I have been trying using 'bodymovin' plug in in order to export animated svg, but sag format dose no exist. Maybe someone can help me?
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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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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 ...