How To: Create cartoon animation with After Effects

Create cartoon animation with After Effects

How to Create cartoon animation with After Effects

A lot of people use Flash for 2D cartoon animation, but Adobe After Effects is another great tool to create some very cool cartoon animation. This how to gives you a clear idea of the steps to take to use AE as a cartoon creation device. This short video tutorial will demonstrate how to properly export character animation from Flash and import it into After Effects to combine with background and foreground elements. It also gives a handy trick of how to duplicate a character animation clip to make a convincing shadow. You can also download the source file here.

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Yikes, NEVER use the skew tool to create a character rotation.

After effect is little harder to create cartoon animation than other software's but it's also an amazing tool.

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