Tag Archives: animation

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20 Enchanting Animated Logos

Check out these animated logos that are sure to make you swoon. Don't forget to enter HOW's Logo Design Awards before November 18th for your chance to win a free Big Ticket registration for HOW Design Live!

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After Effects Tutorial: Make it Rain

I dawned on the realization that teaching myself animation in After Effects limits my grasp on the program’s scope. Tinkering with the program did give me a useful working knowledge of the interface, however, it did not make me the autodidactic expert in After-Effects I hoped to be. I turned to the After Effects...

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Disney and Animation: Side-By-Side Comparison

James Pannafino shares how the 12 basic principles of motion design can be used in your motion designs in this summer’s Creativity Issue of HOW magazine. Grab yours today online or on newsstands! Animating a feature-length film is a daunting task. But if anyone has perfected the process, it’s Disney. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs...

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Maya Tutorial: Smart Keyframing Techniques

Being a jack of all trades in the world of design gives designers an extra edge, especially when courting clients. Not only does developing additional expertise in design increases a designer’s marketability, but also the process of learning a new skill is invigorating, stimulating and inspiring. I recently decided to try my hand at animation. I’m already churning out characters and...

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Animation Software Used by Studio Ghibli to Be Free

Boost your creativity, become a better designer and jumpstart your career at HOW Design Live! New World Standard for Animation? Exciting news has hit the world of animation. Dwango, a Japanese publisher, has acquired Digital Video’s software Toonz. With the closing of the deal came one very important condition—Dwango will publish an open source...