Category: Videos

Puzzle Cube Animation

My attempt at creating a Rubik’s Cube animation in After Effects with Element 3D. I used the basic cube in Element 3D to make the collection of cubes, that make up the puzzle. The colour panels were made with an extruded mask. For the animation I had to use two copies of the puzzle, one …

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May The 4th Be With You!

Happy Star Wars day!

Spring Forward Time!

Spring Forward! Daylight savings time clocks go forward one hour. The slinky was made with Trapcode Tao and animated in After Effects, along with the hands on the clock.

2021 to 2022 Happy New Year

Happy New Year. Made with Element 3D, CC Mr Mercury, a Disintegration effect and the Puppet Tool.

Happy Christmas 2021

Made with the Saber plugin and morphing masks.

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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