Tag: motion graphics

May 18

Motion Comic Magic- ‘HellBoy: the Fury’ motion comic

I just saw this posted at BackFromTheDepths.com and had to post it here at MotionComicMagic.com. It’s a Motion Comic using art of Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo. War ensues between the forces of good and evil as Hellboy finally confronts the Queen of Blood one on one, setting the stage for a new chapter in …

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Feb 20

Motion Comics Magic – RigIt character animation script for AFX

I have been busy on some projects, but I took a break to try a new script for Adobe After Effects … RigIt. I am always looking for tools that can help an artist animate their artwork whether the artwork is from their comic/illustration or created specifically for a protect. RigIt is a script that …

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Dec 11

New Art/Motion Comic Magic: Animatics and the Puppet Tool

I just started a new workshop at the youth center I work at featuring one of my favorite applications, Adobe After Effects (as well as Photoshop and Illustrator too). I love After Effects since there is so much versatility in what you can do. The program is also great since it can accommodate huge differences …

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Aug 28

Motion Comic Magic / re-creating the ‘Western River Expedition’ ride

One thing that is exciting to me is how modern animation techniques to re-purpose images of all sorts can be used to recreate and explain the past, present and future. I just saw an example that, while simple is a good. At the D23 Expo (official Disney Fan Club) last weekend in Anaheim Tony Baxter …

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Apr 13

Video Trailers to promote Comics and Books

If you read my blog enough, you will know that I am very in favor of using video/animation to promote and present comics and other publications. When I did the first trailer for ‘Kid Beowulf and the Blood Bound Oath’ it was still not very common, but it’s becoming more and more the norm which …

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Mar 11

2D animation in Adobe After Effects

I love Adobe’s After Effects program. It’s complex, but open ended in it’s possibilities for doing animation, motion graphics, and special effects. After Effects is also the most popular program that animators use to create Motion Comics too. It seems that artist are just starting to delve into the program as a character animation tool …

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