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PPD Pro:One Design with Poetry After effects Tutorials

Posted on: October 29, 2012


For my Pro:One project I decided to do the poem “The Fairies” by William Allingham. I wanted to illustrate the poem as a children’s book and animate it sightly (influenced by “The Silent Blue Book”). To animate subtly I needed to learn how to use After effects. Here are some screen shots of tutorials  that helped me achieve my final outcome:

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1. Water: Using a displacement Map. In the end I was able to use the position and rotation stopwatch to achieve water movement.

2. Candle Glowing: Learnt ‘wiggle’ and how to make the candle glow as well as masking.

3. Starry Night: Learnt how to use plugins (Trapcode), create a starry night northern light sky twinkling.

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