Posts Categorized: Motion Graphic

Adding animation to still images

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When designing websites in Flash that use still images, we can make them so much better than on a regular HTML page by using the power of Flash to animate the images on the site. This tutorial for Web Designer magazine, explores the possibilities using fade in techniques, blurring the background and just generally assembling […]


We are data

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During a recent residency at the Kube Gallery in Poole, Dorset I decided to start work on an idea surrounding the computer mediated, representation of self. This piece was the result of the work completed during that residency. It is influenced by our increasingly digital lifestyles of blogs, tweets, text messages and facebook. As so […]


Tracier at the Kube Gallery

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I have recently been working on creating an ambient art work called ‘Tracier’, which was displayed in the Kube Gallery in Poole, Dorset. The live, interactive piece is built using Flash and takes a live video feed from a web cam. This feed is heavily processed inside Flash so that just ‘ghostly’ movement is displayed […]


Flash CS4 Particle Programming

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This tutorial was created for Web Designer magazine issue 161. The brief was to show concepts for programming particles using AS3.0 in Flash CS4. The tutorial focuses on creating custom movieclips with linked classes to control the behavior of the duplicated particles. The tutorial also shows how to set up an animated line chaser too […]


Gesture Based Navigation System

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This is a tutorial created for Web Designer magazine showing how to use gestures drawn with the mouse to create a navigation system. An example of this type of navigation can be seen at Red Issue. This merely provides an interesting and quirky way to navigate an image gallery, but could be used for more […]


Flash 3D opening animation

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Using the new 3D rotation properties in Flash CS4 this animation shows how you can take movieclips and fake up a simple 3D model of an opening book. Movie clips act like planes in 3D packages but are only one sided so the trick in this animation is switching the plane to a flipped inside […]


Funds Network Conference Intro

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Rather like the M&G Conference intro, this animated sting was created for a giant, high definition cinema projection. The background was modeled, animated and rendered from Cinema 4D with the overlays and motion graphic material composited in Apple Motion. The sound included on this file, was from an earlier version which was a little longer […]


M&G Conference Intro Animation

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MiP Agency commissioned work for M&G’s conference. The animation had to show a progression of time and how M&G have adapted for difficult markets. The animation would be shown on a large screen the size of the conference stage. The calendar animation for the background was created in Cinema 4D with all other animation created […]