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General Discussion

Kollyn Lund
Kollyn Lund
20,644 Points

Does anyone know what program they use to make the 2d animations in the videos?

I would love to learn how to do that and add it my own video projects and websites. Thanks!

2 Answers

David Todd
David Todd
18,439 Points

It's likely they're using Adobe Illustrator to create the artwork and Adobe AfterEffects to animate them, you can find a free 30-day trial for both these apps here:

http://www.adobe.com/uk/downloads.html

Kollyn Lund
Kollyn Lund
20,644 Points

Thanks David. Thats what I was thinking but I wanted to double check. Time to start learning AfterEffects!!! hahah

David Todd
David Todd
18,439 Points

There's not much tuition on Treehouse regarding AfterEffects, you'll find lots of help on Adobe Illustrator with Mat here though:

http://teamtreehouse.com/library/illustrator-foundations

For AfterEffects tuition you can look on YouTube or http://greyscalegorilla.com is a great motion graphics tutorial site and it's free, theres some AfterEffects tutorials on there but he mainly deals in Cinema 4D which is fun to use, relatively easy to pick up and the results are stunning, a lot of the conventions are easily transferable to AfterEffects once you get a good grip of it.

Have fun!