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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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How do I set a new SVG Path starting point?

I'm animating an SVG using CSS and I need to edit the SVG to have a new starting point for the animation. The path is relative. How can I go about doing this in Inkscape? Same issue but ...
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Strange GIF artifacts when uploading to Behance

I'm getting these weird effects when I upload GIFs to Behance. Here is the GIF, on stack.imgur: Here is a screencap of what it looks like on Behance: The trails don't appear in the upload preview ...
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Specific problem in texturing of a realistic 3d earth model

Why am I HERE? I want to ask very much specific question about a problem I faced while making a realistic earth model in Cinema 4D. There are dozens of tutorials available on this topic in youtube ...
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How to stabilize series of jpgs for animated gif?

There is this series of jpegs that I want to turn into an animated gif. That's easy enough, but the subject jumps around as the people in the image shift. How can I stabilize the subjects? I know ...
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Aftereffects: How to create easing with Mask path changes?

Alright I have a growing pill shape in AE that one frame where the width is very small, final frame has width pretty big. Just 2 frames. I set keyframe interp to bezier, but Im getting a pretty ...
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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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After Effects animation - text rotating with CC Cylinder

I'm new to this site and to After Effects. Could somebody point me to a tutorial, to show me how to create the rotating text below (just nabbed this gif from a previous question that somebody posted) ...
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Smart Object Not Transforming Correctly In Animation

I'm doing a simple animation mockup and for some reason, a section of the smart object layer won't stay. The animation is simple. The iPhone just moved right then back left again. The bottom corner ...
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Adobe InDesign interactive/animation: Can I change object layer options

tldr; Is there any way that I can use animations to change the opbject layer options of an .ai file in an interactive InDesign presentation, avoiding my need for 10 slides for a single .ai? I do a ...
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Confusion about stroke and fill for SVG path animations?

I'm trying to replicate this SVG animation: Codepen-original but with my SVG logo. Here is the same codepen with my SVG logo: Codepen-with-my-SVG. I'm new to dealing SVG's and started learning and ...
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How to access objects from a SVG image in Tupi

Given a SVG image file imported to a Tupi project, is it possible to edit the objects that this image contains (change their position, color, etc)?
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Is there possibility to export from Toon Boom Animation Harmony 16 Pro to json?

I'm a developer and we want to create an animated hero for one-to-one video chat and this here will be like the third participant. We want to get along only with css animation in extreme case start ...
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Set origin and rotation on a path with SVG's animateMotion

I'd like to apply a rotation on a path animated with SVG's animateMotion tag. Here's where I'm stuck at, my aim was to repeat the animated circle on the other three lines. It seems that transform-...
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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?
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Add 3D objects to the same scene in Photoshop

I've just created a bunch of 3D objects with material settings, positions and animations that I like, using Photoshop (CC 2015). If I play the animation with a 3D object layer selected that ...
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How to limit number of frames when exporting Aftereffects as image sequence?

I am very new to Aftereffects and need to know - I have succeeded in exporting my animation as an image sequence (the setting PNG sequence) but it exports A LOT of images, because it is exporting one ...
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After Effects - Control orientation on shape layer line cap

Is it possible to control the line cap orientation when using stroke on a shape layer path? I have created a gif achieving what I want: Notice how the second stroke is different from the first one. ...
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How to animate the triangles within a hexagon in 3d Max?

Basically I have created this structure and what I would like to do now is to animate the triangles within each hexagon so that they will open up like this. If anyone has any idea on how I could do ...
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How to create smooth animations (Spine 2D)

Three months ago, I started to work in Unity 2d game development. I am student in electronic engineering and programming, so I like to work on animations in my free time and create games. I also ...
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How to create a button in Adobe Flash CC that reverses to its original state

I have a button that plays an animation as soon as the mouse goes over it, and I want to know how can I have the animation play in reverse (back to its original state) as soon as the mouse goes off it?...
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Animated slides conversion into static PDF

For all of you, people who make ppt slides with animations like: Showing bullet points one by one Showing images one by one or zooming a plot Showing a border on an active element Internal navigation ...
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How to fix a Soft Body on selected points in Cinema 4D?

as the question says... I want to fix a soft body on selected points so when the physics kicks in it should behave as natural as possible. Progress: When i create a point selection tag end drop the ...
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How to transform fire particle in Anime studio

I want to create animation of meteor 's moving in sky , this meteor has fire , for its flame/fire i draw a fire and then use particle , but now I can't control completely whole fire : fire must be ...
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deformation of squeezed objects

I am looking for any software, or scientific work, or search phrase in the field of graphic modeling of squeezing items. I would like to pack very oddly shaped soft elastic items in a larger ...
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How to move individual layers using onion skin when rotoscoping with video layers in photoshop?

I am using a video layer to animate frame-by-frame over a video. Because the video shifts over a little, the rotoscope is not a perfect loop, so I would like to move the shifting frames over one-by-...
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AfterEffects - control audio spectrum with precision?

Alright, perhaps I shouldnt be using an Audio Spectrum for this effect but this was the only way I knew how to achieve this circular, extended line animation: This was achieved with: This distorts ...
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Animate easy editable text reveal with same speed

i want to make a "bot"-like text reveal and i am currently using the scale animator with this expression in the transform > position value: pLine=sourceRectAtTime(time).height; scaler=...
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Create an infinitely zooming image

I found a website that almost does what I want gif-in-gif.com , but you can't adjust very much on the website. I created a gif on it, but I want the zoom to happen on the eye of the baby, I want the ...
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After Effects Layer Properties Interaction

Just new here :) I want to be able to do 2(-ish) things on my layers on After Effects. (Layer 1 = l1; Layer 2 = L2; Blur amount = BA) Increase L2’s BA whenever I increase L1’s BA. (Or the opposite, ...
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Krita timeline constantly copying

I was recently made aware you can animate in Krita, and got excited about it, since I've been drawing in Krita for months now. I was doing some test animation but quickly ran into a problem. I set the ...
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Place already made svg animated icons from a site to my Sketch file

I wish to integrate svg animated weather icons from https://www.amcharts.com/free-animated-svg-weather-icons/ into my high fidelity wireframes in Sketch. How can this be accomplished?
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PS 2020 - perform same keyframed transformation on multiple objects?

I want to animate a logo in Photoshop where I have like 50 triangles. I want these triangles to grow to their full size from 0 in a second, but each should start growing at a different time (in a ...
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Black screen when importing video as embedded Adobe Animate

I followed the process from Alan Becker of importing a video to be animated on. I went to File / Import / Import Video, I import my Flv file, choose Embed FLV in SWF, choose embedded video and ...
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GIMP GAP - exporting frame sequence as .png with transparency

I can't find anywhere how to save my frames as .png sequence with alpha channel. Frames are semitransparent grey. I need it because then I want to convert them into .webp animation with another tool. ...
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Best workflow for both google HTML5 banner ads and animated GIFs

We have recurrent product campaigns and we are moving on to HTML5 banner ads from just plain GIFs but we are still keeping both formats as some of our target audience is on old systems. I am looking ...
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How to show the actual mesh of a .fbx animation in Maya?

I have Maya 2020 and downloaded an animated .fbx however I don't see the human and instead I see these blue circles. How can I see the animated human and download a video of it with transparent ...
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Creating GIF Animation For Web to Animate Memory Management / Data Addressing in Computers

I need to create a GIF animation for my blog which will explain the memory management and data addressing of a computer w.r.t a clock. Let's say, I have a digital clock signal with a frequency of 1 Hz ...
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Difference in style between foreground and background objects in 2D animation?

this seemed like the best place to get an answer. In some 2D animation, the "active" objects - those that move during the scene, or will be interacted with somehow - have a distinct style compared to ...
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Morphing a complex illustrator line shape that has separate path highlights in after effects

I would like to simulate a spring drawn fairly simply in Adobe Illustrator compressing and stretching in an After Effects composition. It seems very straight forward to do this with a couple of simple ...
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When I edit an equation, it removes all animations from that slide. Is this an option or a bug? Is it possible to change this?

It's pretty straightforward. I've recently started teaching a large course (190 students), and this has forced me to teach using PowerPoint instead of a white board. The biggest issue I've faced with ...
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DAZ Studio animated model to Cinema 4D: how to get it right?

I am trying to export a DAZ Studio animated model to Cinema 4D while keeping the animation. What I tried: Convert aniMate timeline to keyframe timeline; Export as .fbx 2012 & .fbx 2014 (binary) ...
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Changing and animating texture - how to create your own path? C4D!

Im working on Changing and Animating a texture on my 3D-model in C4d. Im working with the alpha/gradient effect, but the animation, transformation is living its own life... how can i get more in ...
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RubberHose distorts a shape

I'm trying to animate a shape in After Effects with RubberHose plugin. I'm creating a shape layer and placing it in pre-compose. Then placing a 3 pins on that pre-compose. After I select them and alt+...
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Circle cursor on User Interface (UI) animation

How to make that transparent circle cursor in the view, looks like when we interact with our phone (open "Assistive Touch" feature). Is this made from After Effects as well ? Or do I have to download ...
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Creating gradient stroke progress bar animation

I'm working on a circular progress bar animation or so-called loader that would look like this: I achieved a solid purple - white, no gradient one using rectangle + rounded corners + trimmed path in ...
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Is there any software that can make drawing transitions for us?

I want to start a 2d game containing pixel sprite as characters. To make a walking animation, I know I need to simultanously put different sprite to make it seem like he walk and I can make it more or ...
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Adobe Animate Bone Tool - Parenting Layers in Canvas

Parenting layers is disabled if the platform type is HTML5 Canvas, which is what I am working in. I have a robot arm with a claw. The robot arm should extend whilst the claw stays "parented". I've ...
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How to “unwind” text or shapes that aren't paths?

Alright, I have a logo that is just a word typed out in a font: And I want to do something where the type "draws itself" or unwinds in, like this (wait for the end): I know how to use trim paths ...
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Krita: How to make a particular layer appear (be visible) from a particular frame onwards?

I am using Krita 4.2.6 on Linux / Ubuntu and making an animation. I have a layer, on which there is a .png image. This layer should be invisible in the first 30 frames of my animation. How can I make ...