Tag Archive: Tao

Apr 20 2017

Trapcode Tao Octopus

Here is another character made with Trapcode Tao in Adobe After Effects and inspired by Hank the octopus from Pixar’s Finding Dory.  Created with animated Tao lights and the repeat paths option for the tentacles.  Trapcode Particular was used for the ink. 

Apr 13 2017

My 100th Video on YouTube

This is my 100th Video uploaded to YouTube.   My first video I uploaded was the Mini Bond short film in 2009, which has so far been viewed 1,403 times. My top 5 most viewed videos so far are – 1 – Avengers Tesseract Cube Tutorial 2 – Element 3D Transitions Tutorial 3 – Lights …

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Mar 28 2017

Trapcode Tao Penguin

Another character made with Trapcode Tao in Adobe After Effects, this time a Penguin.  Made the same way as the Snail and the Robot with Tao lights.  Trapcode Mir was used for quick and simple ice bergs in the background and Element 3D for the one that the penguin is standing on.

Mar 13 2017

Trapcode Tao Robot Character

A classic robot character made with Trapcode Tao.  Animated Tao Lumi lights were used for the robots eyes and control panel.

Feb 09 2017

Trapcode Tao Snail

A Snail character, made with Trapcode Tao, animated lights and null objects in Adobe After Effects.

Jul 21 2016

Trapcode Tao Gloop

A Trapcode Tao experiment with points.  Starting off with a circle and some fractal displacement with the evolution animated over time, also on an adjustment layer CC Vector Blur and a Glow.  

Jun 22 2016

Progress Wrestling Animations

Here is a selection of my favourite Wrestler animations that I made for Progress Wrestling.  The animations are around 10 seconds long and incorporate any of the Wrestlers logos, colours, nicknames, or tag lines.  The animations are always fun to make as each Wrestler is different. For more information about Progress Wrestling you can visit the Facebook page …

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Apr 27 2016

Spirograph with Trapcode Tao

I applied the Spirograph expression from Dan Eddbert’s site Motionscript.com to the position of a Tao light and played about with the values.  I also added some copies with the repeater for the last Spirograph. For more Spirograh watch the video Spirograph with Trapcode Particular which uses the same expression. .

Apr 06 2016

Slinky Animation

Some more experimenting with Trapcode Tao.  This time using the circle shape with the first repeater to make and animate a slinky.  

Feb 24 2016

Tao Twisted Circle Animation

Another Trapcode Tao experiment.  A basic Tao circle was used as the main element with a twist applied.  A grid texture was added to the inner first circle to give a structure look to it. The particles are CC Particle World on a reversed pre-comp.  

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