Ben Marriott shows how to make an organic transition using Rough Animator, Ps, and After Effects.

Lots of motion artists strive to get that handcrafted look to their work. There are certainly lots of tricks to get animation looking like it was less computer-assisted and more drawn by hand. One sure-fire way to get a hand-drawn look is to, well, draw it by hand. Have a look at Ben Marriott’s latest tutorial shows you have to create an organic transition using a unique workflow.

Marriott shows how to work with Rough Animator on a tablet, Adobe Photoshop, and After Effects to knock out a liquid transition effect that looks great. The result looks complicated, but it’s as simple as blocking out the animation by drawing simple blobs.