Category: Videos

First Few Drone Flights

This video contains clips from my first few flights with the DJI Mini 2 Drone. It’s a fun and easy to fly little drone, but I’m still getting used to it. I’m trying not to worry about if it’s a good shot or if it’s properly exposed at the moment, I’m focusing more on controlling …

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Animated Lego Rendered with Studio and After Effects

The Lego models were built and animated in Studio from BrickLink, then rendered. Additional animation was done in After Effects, like the bats flapping wings. Trapcode Particular was used to make the cloud of Bats. The build up animation for the Ae file logo and Dracula was done automatically in Studio.

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 …

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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.