PQ Grit Kit is loaded with 115 real, animated, royalty-free high resolution textures, designed for blending
Use Grit Kit’s animated textures as interesting luma mattes for type, shape layers or graphics, add real noise or grunge to footage or get crazy with displacement or bump maps in Cinema 4D. PQ Grit Kit is a fastidiously curated library of super useable everyday moving textures like paper or card, ink or paint, concrete, woods, scribbles or sand from different parts of California, and so much more.
Grit Kit works with After Effects & Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Cinema 4D, and Nuke & NukeX.
PQ Mo•Bits is a big fat library of obvious everyday icons that a motion designer needs to keep handy.
They’re all pre-animated and customizable. Just search or browse the dockable inside After Effects and pop them into your project, use the controllers to tweak lots of parameters and BOOM: Massive time save.
Mo•Bits works with Adobe After Effects CS6 – CC 2017.
Lottie is a new open-source animation tool by Airbnb of all companies! “Lottie is an iOS, Android, and React Native library that renders After Effects animations in real time, allowing apps to use animations as easily as they use static images.”
It supports Ourboros. Ourboros is an After Effects script developed by Sander van Dijk and Remco Janssen and allows users to create multiple strokes on one path in After Effects.
There are a couple of ways that you can get Bodymovin.
Adobe Add-ons – the fastest and easiest method of procuring Bodymovin
Remember Flash? It has been rebranded as Adobe Animate CC and it allows you to create cartoons or other types of animation for the web and export as “HTML5 Canvas, Flash Player & Air, WebGL, or custom platforms such as Snap SVG”. Adobe Animate CC is part of Adobe Creative Cloud.
Animating a Logo: Adobe Animate & Adobe After Effects
“Digital Video, the makers of TOONZ, and DWANGO, a Japanese publisher, announced today they have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Dwango of Toonz, an animation software which was independently developed by Digital Video (Rome, Italy).
Digital Video and Dwango agreed to close the deal under the condition Dwango will publish and develop an Open Source platform based on Toonz (OpenToonz). Effective Saturday March 26, the TOONZ Studio Ghibli Version will be made available to the animation community as a free download.” – Toonz Premium Animation Software
OpenToonz will include features developed by Studio Ghibli (*Toonz Ghibli Edition) which has been a long time Toonz user. Through OpenToonz, Dwango will create a platform that will aim to have research labs and the animated film industry actively cooperating with each other.
Lee Daniels shows how you can easily make an animated overshoot on rotation in After Effects.
“Overshoot, left over momentum, settling, or bounce back; What ever your term for it, the animated principle of an object going farther than its stop point and then coming back to ease into a rest state, can ad some great polish to an animation with little effort.” – Lester Banks