1. Charles Yeager (Yeagerfilm.com) shows several ways to make a 360° logo animation using SkyBox Studio, a 360/VR plugin for After Effects.

    This tutorial is based on a logo animation by Chris Tilley of Gnoggin Studios that uses Element 3D. Charles does a breakdown explanation, and then shows a few different methods to make the 360 animation, with and without E3D.
    You can view it here: youtube.com/watch?v=ppRbeB64Jo0
    Download a free demo of SkyBox Studio: mettle.com/product/skybox-studio/

    mettle.com

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  2. Just a quick little tutorial explaining how I animate my walk cycles. This isn't really an in depth tutorial, it's meant to used as a guide or a reference that you can quickly look at without having to wade through minutes of inane commentary.

    If you want a more in depth explanation check out the book "The Animator's Survival Kit" by Richard Williams.

    BYO music

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  3. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create cool, stylized, cartoon style 2D fire effects using just Cinema 4D. We'll start out by going over how to set up your scene to get the flat 2D shading using the Cel Shader (eyedesyn.com/creating-an-illustrative-2d-style-with-3d-objects-in-cinema-4d/) as well as how to set up your camera & lighting. Then I'll show you how to create the flame using a bunch of techniques that I also go over in my Cel Shader Paint Strokes tutorial (eyedesyn.com/cel-animation-paint-strokes/) and also show you how to tweak it to get different types of flames. Finally, I'll cover how I used the Normal Direction shader to be able to see through our 3D flame geometry to see the match stick. If you have any questions, be sure to hit me in the comments below! If you make anything with this technique, be sure to share it!

    Watch the full tutorial here:
    eyedesyn.com/creating-2d-cartoon-fire-effects-in-cinema-4d/
    Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/eyedesyn
    Check out my other tutorials at eyedesyn.com
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  4. Template link: videohive.net/item/bobby-character-animation-diy-pack/8909239?ref=Jackrust

    © flasheasy

    Do you want to have a real gallery? Now you have started a 3D gallery, all created in After Effects. This stylish and elegant project that will leave much impact. You can use this gallery for: portfolio, companies, events, birthdays, family album, weddings, art or photo gallery…

    Features

    - For After Effects CS4 and above.
    - Works for both resolutions 720p and 1080p.
    - No plug-ins required.
    - Use one control to change the color of the body, eyes, teeth and the shadow opacity in all animations together.
    - All animations can be combined with each other.
    - Full control over the idle time. For example you can control how long Bobby stays with his hands crossed or how long a text is presented on the tablet before he slides to the next one.
    - Unlimited number of placeholders in the animations where Bobby is throwing sheets, catching text and using the tablet. You can add texts and images inside the placeholders (videos won’t work properly).
    - The tablet animation is in high resolution and it’s possible to make a close-up in 1080p without losing quality.
    - Speech bubble and thinking bubble animations are included.
    - You can get the music used in the preview HERE. “Upbeat Fun” by soundengine.
    - The font used in the preview is free. There is a download link in the documentation.
    - PDF Documentation included.
    - Video tutorials included.

    List of all animations

    Catch text, cross hands, drag something left and right, happy, hello, jump, look left and right 3 versions, look top left and top right, show muscles, point bottom left and bottom right, point middle left and middle right, point top left and top right, point up left and up right, present left and right, sad, scratch body, scratch head left and right, step from top, long step left and right, step left and right, tablet, throw sheets, thumb up, tired/bored, turn left and right, walk left and right, speech bubble, thinking bubble.

    If you are just starting with After Effects I recommend taking a look at Bobby Promotes and Bobby Promotes 2 instead. These two project are very easy to customize and require basic AE skills like importing image, adding text to a composition and rendering a project.

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