Vida Vega shows you how to animate a traditional matte painting techniques using blending modes in Photoshop and After Effects.
Vida Vega is a 2D animation director at Tandem Films. A graduate of the animation course at UCA Farnham, she’s also an accomplished character designer and illustrator. Her graduation film, A Dog for Every Balcony was nominated for a British Animation Award, as was her first commissioned short film, mi’au, myau. Her commercial for Tempo won a British Animation Award for Best 2D Animation, as well as a Kinsale Shark, London International Award and a Young Director nomination at Cannes.
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Tutorials: Particle effects for handmade animation
Vida Vega explains how to draw on the creative practices of pre-digital animation to give your work a hand-fashioned look.