A short animation made for my friend, Jason Gibson.
UPDATE: I've continually received messages asking me how I animated the tie, so I figured I might as well answer the question here. No expressions, automations, or plugins were used. It is simply a solid with a mask on it, animated frame by frame. It took about 3-4 hours to do the tie alone, including some minor revisions. It was my first time doing any frame by frame animation, and I learned quite a bit in the process. If you're interested in seeing the project file, just send me a message with your email address in it, and I'll invite you to the dropbox folder where it resides. Happy animating!