Flying a Spaceship Using Photoshop and After Effects – Animation Process Tutorial



In this video I’m talking about making a 2D animation sci-fi scene in After Effects more realistic by including some light and camera hacks. Of course, Photoshop is where it all starts, so I must not exclude that, but I hope that you can learn some After Effects tricks this time, or even just get an idea on how to animate your own 2D sci-fi space scene. This is another piece I made for Omega Horizon, an upcoming dystopian sci-fi tabletop RPG by Paleo Gaming.
#animation #aftereffects #photoshop

Timestamps:
0:00 Intro
0:46 About Paleo Gaming and Omega Horizon RPG
2:01 About the artists
2:35 Game lore: About the Sentenium Empire
3:47 The animation process/tutorial
6:27 Making the camera shake as the ship passes by
7:02 Correcting my “mistake”
8:20 Outro
8:49 Animation loop

Website:
https://craftytabletop.com/

Social media:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CraftyTabletop
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/craftytabletop/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/craftytabletop/

Artstation portfolio:
https://craftytabletop.artstation.com/

Check out Paleo Gaming:
http://www.paleogaming.com/omega-horizon
https://discord.gg/GPCzQjU4EG
https://twitter.com/Paleo_Gaming
https://twitch.tv/paleo_gaming
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paleogaming/omega-horizon-ttrpg

Check out the artists:

Bryan Syme
https://www.artstation.com/bryansyme
https://www.deviantart.com/bryansyme
https://twitter.com/SymeBryan

Rowye
https://www.artstation.com/rowye
https://www.instagram.com/digitalrowye/
https://twitter.com/roger_creus_art

Ian Killick’s video on using slider control and wiggle expression
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPYHLMAcvTg

Music by
Nomyn:
https://soundcloud.com/nomyn/lightness

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Music provided by RFM: https://youtu.be/GAtilCEr2wA

Free stock footage:
https://www.videezy.com/

I devoted this channel to a big part of my life, which is tabletop RPGs, mainly DnD and Pathfinder. But since I work as a motion designer for a marketing company , and dabble in illustration, I decided to round up my skills and try to produce somethign original.
I occasionally draw a parallel line between role playing games and real life situations, delving into psychology and deeper explanation of building a character within the game. My love for handcrafts is something that runs in my family. Basically all of my known family had something to do with craftsmanship, whether it was a paying job, or a hobby, so it was only natural that I get into something similar, hence the crafting and customizing part of this channel. My wish is to entertain you as much as educate you and I hope that we’ll all have fun on the way.

Duration: 00:09:26

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