Here’s a smart way to loop your walk-cycle AND add keyframe animation to the same property with the loopOut() expression.
Learn a how to use inertial bounce and upgrade your code to an elegant preset, to control multiple layers and properties with.
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People often tell me they can’t be creative because they can’t draw but I call bullshit! Just because you can’t draw, doesn’t mean you are not creative. Just because you can’t draw, doesn’t mean you can’t design. Just because you can’t draw, doesn’t mean you can’t learn it.
Workin’ 9 to 5 / work hard play hard / good things happen to those who hustle…Let’s file those statements under “things I no longer believe in”. In the last 3 years of building my freelance business, I’ve realised how damaging hustle culture is and how that has changed things.
As entrepreneurs we make decisions in which direction our business is going. The paths might change throughout our careers, but often we know the destination. I have known early on, that I wanted to be a motion designer. My mission, however, has only become clear, since I started my freelance business.
Confession: It’s been 6 years since I’ve worked on a client project from start to finish. Honestly, I was losing confidence in my ability to conceptualise, design and animate a whole motion graphics explainer video by myself.
I have recently discovered drama podcasts, or what the Germans call a “Hörspiel” 🎧 I was never a huge audio book listener, because I often drift off when the narrator is reading the book. There is something about drama podcasts, that keeps me engaged and this one is on a whole new level.
I have always liked animating GIFs and creating short snippets of larger animations. I would share them on social media to create excitement for a particular project. It never occured to me that making GIFs could be a whole job in itself, instead of just a fun side task, until I started making animated stickers.
“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.”
― Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein.
I am someone who has a structured work schedule. I plan my days and weeks out in advance and like, when things go according to plan. When my schedule gets thrown out of balance by unexpected events, this can cause some inner turmoil.