2020 to 2021

Getting rid of 2020!

Animation was created in Adobe After Effects with the Element 3D plugin.

Lets hope things get better in 2021.

Happy Christmas 2020

The tree was made with Trapcode Echo Space, the presents were made in Element3D and animated with key frames generated from Newton2. The Happy Christmas was animated with Trapcode Tao. Background elements were created with Trapcode Particular.

Animated Text with Trapcode Tao

Starting with the Arial font I traced each letter with a point light to create a path for the Trapcode Tao plug-in. Each letter and number has it’s own comp, so I could drag the letters into another comp to create words. Duplicating the letters and offsetting them I time-reverse the layers to create a write on and write off effect. Each letter and number has a bit of a twist so they don’t look too flat.

You can download the project file for my Letters and Numbers Animated Text HERE.

You will need the plug-in Trapcode Tao. You can buy Trapcode Tao from RedGiant.com they also offer a free trial of the plug-in.

Lego Spirit of the Woods Moc!

I thought it would be fun to try and create the characters from my short film Spirit of the Woods in Lego.

It was fun trying to source the parts for the figures that best resembled what the characters were wearing in the film. Some parts are custom printed Lego as I couldn’t find an ideal official piece.

I then thought it would be fun to make some box art that could be sets for the film. Created in Photoshop and After Effects. One is just the group of figures and the other is some figures in front of a castle from an old set that I still have.

Circle Rings Digital Doodle

A collection of animations all using a ring as a shape replicator for different objects to drive the animation. A repeating rotation of the objects is what is animated.

Made in Adobe After Effects with the Element3D plug-in.

Blender Animation with Newton

Blender animation made with the Newton2 plug-in for After Effects. The fruit pieces are still images from the Fruit model pack for Element3D. The blender and the glass are shape objects as is the liquid juice, which is made up of circle shape objects with a blur and levels effect added.

NHS Thank You

NHS Thank You animation using Adobe After Effects. The rainbow and clouds were made in Element3D and the NHS letters were created with Trapcode Echospace.

Trapcode Particular Vortex Animation

Trying out Trapcode Particular fluid particles in a vortex animation.

Raining Toilet Rolls Animation

Raining Toilet Rolls Animation made with Trapcode Particular. The toilet roll sprite was made with Element3D.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS 2019

Happy Christmas animation created in Adobe After Effects using the Newton2 plugin and a Digital Juice background.