Creating Mesmerizing Motion on a Trapcode TAO Path

Dominic Pons shows how you can create looping motion along a Trapcode TAO path. Dominic Pons has been creating some great examples and tutorials using Trapcode TAO. From experiments with Art Deco looping patterns, to looping spiral staircases, to perpetual kinetic sculptures, Dominic is vastly becoming the go-to-guy for all things TAO.

a simple method to create undulating motion on a trapcodeTAO path

His latest tutorial shows how you can animate a with a TAO path. Dominic takes a look at as simple method to create undulating motion along a TAO Path. This uses a simple expression to setup custom controls that will allow you to easily tweak the animation and make it loop automatically.

There is also a great bit at the end that gives some tips to colorize the ribbons, giving them a plastic and reflective look.