Nov
2D Animation

Abatix 2D Animation Explainer Video

Abatix hired Optious to produce a 2D explainer video on how to use the website’s new store features. They supplied the script and we provided the voice over talent, background music, and animation production. This was a fun project for us and we had a good time working together with the Abatix team.  

Oct
2D Animation

3D Effect Using Illustrator Paths

While our animator was working on creating a car for one of our current projects, he remembered an effect he could do to give the car more depth. By manipulating paths on the vector, the car begins to look 3D. The effect certainly resembles 3D and could even be applied to more than just cars.

Oct
2D Animation

Converting Truck to Vector

One of the assets the we needed included a truck so we started working on converting an image to vector by hand. This was all done in Illustrator. The final result: Maybe a little too much detail was put in the truck, but overall it looks great and could even benefit future projects.

Oct
2D Animation

2D Character Creation WIP

The character creation process begins with a need for a new character. The animator starts the ideation process with some rough sketches. The director then looks over these sketches and either gives the green light, or provides feedback for improvement. Once it is approved it gets translated into vector via Adobe Illustrator. Stay tuned for…

Oct
2D Animation

Our New 2019 2D Animation Service Video

Working on our new 2019 2D animation service video. Our lead animator is busy converting the storyboard to vector.  Next, he will bring the vector objects over into After Effects for animating. Check out the video below to see him making the style frames in Adobe Illustrator. Stay tuned for updates on this project and…