Sketch 4-22-06 – “Cut Out” animation test – Knight

updated video 10-2010
I was inspired by the animated ad for United airlines that featured cut out animation of Knight and Dragon. So yesterday afternoon I drew some rough parts, scanned them in and then cut them out in photoshop. I then used Adobe After Effects to animate and composite. Here is the walk cycle:

I love coming up with ways to bring life to sketch and drawings and this is one way that it could possibly be done. Adobe After Effects is very good at manipulating images in motion.

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  1. Karen says:

    That’s cool! I especially like how the head bobs.

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