We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
152 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
237 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
263 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
334 views

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/...
4
votes
0answers
439 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
6k views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
323 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
171 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
411 views

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 ...
6
votes
5answers
211 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
379 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
184 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
701 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
59 views

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?
2
votes
3answers
8k views

Best way to Create Low File Size GIFs in Premiere Pro

I want to use Premiere Pro to create small sized (300kb or less) GIFs. The typical set up would be a static image that doesn't move, and then an animated part (from a video) inside the static image. ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

Usage costs for logo animation intro / outro template

As a freelancer I recently produced three web animations for a client. The company has just rebranded and I've been asked to create an animated logo intro / outro template (that's 2 x concepts, ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

How to make GIFs open with navigator by default?

I have several looped animated GIFs, that I like to place in one USB stick. I'd like the person who plugs this stick in whatever computer to be able to read the GIFs by clicking on them. By default, ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Trim transparent pixels on the outer edge of an animated GIF

Here is a transparent GIF that I made using Blender and Photoshop: I'm happy with it, but I would like to trim out the transparent pixels that are unused around the ball throughout the animation to ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Fastest way to create a transparent GIF from PNG

I often create GIFs from a consecutive sequence of transparent PNGs (exported from a 3D modeling app). My current workflow is: 1-Export the animation from the 3D app (Blender) to transparent PNGs 2-...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Reducing the frame rate of an animated GIF in Photoshop

I'm doing an animated GIF logo for a client and would like to know if there is a way to reduce the frame rate in Photoshop? I know I can delete frames one by one, but that's not a great solution for ...
0
votes
3answers
6k views

Photoshop CS6, Timeline reset

Is it possible to reset (means to remove all keyframes at once) timeline in Photoshop CS6? Thank you I need this: to remove keyframes and timeline animation
2
votes
0answers
3k views

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) ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

After Effects import SVG

I tried to import an SVG into After Effects but got an error stating that file format is not supported. Is there any way I can achieve this or is there any alternative solutions?
1
vote
1answer
19k views

How can I make a gif faster in photoshop (decrease the length)

I made a gif in photoshop. It runs for about 40 seconds. How can I contract the timeline to make it run for 20 seconds? It is a video animation and not a frame animation. I'm using Photoshop CC. ...
1
vote
3answers
791 views

What software is appropriate for professional game or animation 3d models?

I'm learning how to make 3D animation (I know that one person can't do much in this topic but I want to give a try). I have been keen on it for 1-2 years, but I have been started doing it seriously ...
3
votes
2answers
210 views

Is there a wooden manikin whose position translates directly into software?

I wonder if there is a wooden manikin of this type: That is connected to a computer such as its position is reflected into the 3D model. I feel like this type of interface would be more effective ...
1
vote
2answers
89 views

What software to use for very basic rigged animations like this one?

this question may be really basic, but I am looking to create animations following a style like this or this. In case the links don't work, those should refer to the YouTube videos of 'Rock of Ages - ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Rotate moving object in Photoshop cc

I'm trying to rotate the spokes of a motorcycle wheel that is also moving across the screen. ... I'm having a hard time keeping the orientation of the spokes aligned within the wheel as it is moving ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Best tools for Web Animations

If a site has several short, simple, web-based animations what software would be the best to create them in? (Best in terms of (i) how quickly the animations can be made; (ii) how big the animation ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

eager beginner - animation

My knowledge in graphic design is null. I start today! Which programs do I need to learn to use in order to become able to make an animation like the one at the beginning of this youtube video? ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

The animation timeline won't show up right in Photoshop CS6

It doesn't show the: "create frame animation" option when I select the timeline window. :/ What do I do?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why doesn't opacity changing animation work properly as a gif?

I've created loading animation in Photoshop, while it works perfectly when i play it from animations tab, It messes up after saving it. This is how it looks when animation is played from Photoshop ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Edit Animated SVG File in Adobe Illustrator and keep Animation

I have an animated SVG that I would like to edit. The edit is very simple and I only want to change some text. I can open the SVG correctly in Illustrator and make the change, but when I save it and ...
0
votes
1answer
638 views

My GIF is saving blank

so I've created an animated GIF using line drawing on a black background, and whenever I try to Save as/Export as/Save for web legacy, the animation does not appear, just the black background. Any ...
2
votes
3answers
584 views

How can you create an animated GIF from a GIF sequence?

I just tried to export a GIF from Adobe Media Encoder using the preset GIF sequence: It was a surprise to me that, unlike the GIFs I’ve tried to export from the plugin Gifgun or to the online ...
0
votes
2answers
100 views

GIMP: annulus of increasing radius?

How would I go about creating an animation in GIMP which gives the following result: The animation starts with an annulus at the centre of a transparent background, which then enlarges until it ...
1
vote
3answers
105 views

Drawback of using your logo for animations

I am considering using an animation during which my company’s logo morphs and changes color (company colors). I’m not sure if it is good for your image and brand recognition. What are potential ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to animate vector art designed in Inkscape?

I want to create an animation this way: let's say, I create a circle with multiple nodes in Inkscape, maybe save it as .svg, then edit it, and save it as another file. Now I want to place both of ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Software for math-based animations

I'm looking for an animation software which has native support for creating and manipulating mathematical objects, such as parabolas, and algebraic curves. At the same time I want to be able to use ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

PowerPoint: Proceed to next slide on click, regardless of the ongoing animations in the current slide

What I currently have can be seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxYxBmy8_iA3akhNdzBhOGJCSXc/view?usp=sharing In the video you can see that I need to click twice in order to get to ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Which photoshop is she using? [closed]

https://youtu.be/edKic78kOag?t=21 any way to tell which photoshop she's using? this was published on aug25, 2016 my closest bet is CC but i'm not sure
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Copying one stroke from Illustrator gives two masks in After Effects

I am new to After Affects CC but very experienced with Illustrator. I am trying to animate this logo to behave as if it is being continuously drawn. So it basically draws itself over and over. A ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to easily find layer by NAME in Aftereffects?

Ok, I have over 100 layers in the AI file Im trying to animate in AE and I have a problem. If Im looking for the layer named "head" for example, I have no way to find it except scrolling through all ...
2
votes
0answers
338 views

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 ...
3
votes
6answers
44k views

Saving Animated GIF With Transparency (Photoshop)

I am trying to save an animated GIF, but for some reason areas that are more transparent than others (e.g. the grey shadow) don't come out with opacity, they become fully grey when saved. When I save ...