Creating Animated Patterns from Ink Sketches

A course by Alice Saey , Graphic Designer and Animator

Graphic Designer and Animator. París, France.
Joined July 2021

Make patterns move with a bright, colorful, and natural touch using Photoshop, After Effects, and ink-painted graphics

  • French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 985 students

Make patterns move with a bright, colorful, and natural touch using Photoshop, After Effects, and ink-painted graphics

A course by Alice Saey

Have you ever wanted to create mesmerizing animated loops? Join illustrator and director Alice Saey and learn to make ink sketches come to life. Discover how to make a pattern move around with Photoshop and After Effects, using drawings made with India ink and Ecoline.

By the end of this comprehensive online course, you'll have mastered every step of the animation process, from storyboarding to creating an animatic and debuting your work on social media. Get ready to use your imagination to create a magical animated universe from things you see every day!

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What will you learn in this online course?

32 lessons & 13 downloads

The Material
2 minutes, 59 seconds
Mood Board
12 minutes, 30 seconds
Creating a Sketch
14 minutes, 25 seconds
The Color Palette
17 minutes, 38 seconds
Composition and Storyboard
17 minutes, 50 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 985 students
  • 32 lessons (7h 57m)
  • 13 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a digital animation loop of a few seconds using patterns made with India ink and Ecoline.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who is passionate about animation and wants to acquire technical skills.

Requirements and materials

Alice explains the entire process from scratch, but some knowledge of animation is recommended.

As for materials, you need:

  • - A sketchbook
    - A pencil and brushes
    - Thick Indian ink and Ecoline ink
    - A graphics tablet
    - InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects software

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


Reviews

985 Students
21 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Alice Saey

A course by Alice Saey

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Graphic Designer and Animator

Alice Saey is an illustrator and animator who lives between Paris and Rotterdam. After graduating in graphic design at the Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, she created her first animations, which quickly propelled her to the forefront of the international scene.

She has also animated clips for Shaking Godspeed, Mark Lotterman, and Jo Goes Hunting, in addition to collaborating with designer Xavier Lavergne, the Centre Pompidou, the Arte television channel, Socialter[i], and [i]Reliefs. Her highly graphic style, with art deco influence in saturated colors, makes her work among the most recognizable in the industry.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Research

    • The Material
    • Mood Board
    • Creating a Sketch
    • The Color Palette
  • U3

    Preparation and Animation

    • Composition and Storyboard
    • Fixed Elements of the Animation 1
    • Fixed Elements of the Animation 2
    • Fixed Elements of the Animation 3
    • Animation: After Effects 1
    • Animation: After Effects 2
    • Animation: Photoshop 1
    • Animation: Photoshop 2
    • Animation: Photoshop 3
    • Animation: Photoshop 4
    • Animation: Photoshop 5
    • Animation: Photoshop 6
    • Animation: Photoshop 7
    • Animation: Photoshop 8
  • U4

    Design and compositing in After Effects

    • Importing Animations 1
    • Importing Animations 2
    • Compositing: Assembling the Animations 1
    • Compositing: Assembling the Animations 2
    • Compositing: Assembling the Animations 3
    • Compositing: Assembling the Animations 4
    • The Final Composition: Pattern and Variations 1
    • The Final Composition: Pattern and Variations 2
    • The Final Composition: Pattern and Variations 3
    • Fine-tuning Colors 1
    • Fine-Tuning Colors 2
    • Sharing Your Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creating Animated Patterns from Ink Sketches

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Creating Animated Patterns from Ink Sketches. 3D, and Animation course by Alice Saey

Creating Animated Patterns from Ink Sketches

A course by Alice Saey
Graphic Designer and Animator. París, France.
Joined July 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 985 students