How to make a 2D animated web-series

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Categories: Film & Animation

A broad overview of how to make a 2D animated web-series, using examples from Yesterday's Heroes ( Software used: Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere and Blender. If you have any questions, leave them in the comments! Further reading: ~ Backgrounds ~ 3D models are all made in Blender - Inking is done in Illustrator - How to use the Pen Tool in Illustrator - ~ Characters ~ Characters are drawn in Illustrator - A good tutorial on preparing characters for animation using Illustrator and AfterEffects - ~ Animation ~ Animation is done in AfterEffects - Skeletal animation / inverse kinematics is done using DUIK - A good tutorial on getting started with DUIK - A good tutorial on using time-remapping to control facial expressions, which also covers phoneme-based lip synching - A good overview of the basic phonemes required for lip synching - John Lasseter of Pixar explains the basic principles of animation - ~ Editing ~ Editing is done in Adobe Premiere -

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