3 ways to animate a tail with After Effects

Animating something organic like a tail or a jellyfish its tentacle can be really time consuming and hard to do. Leading to a lot of frustrations. Trust me I’ve been there. In this video I want to show you three option to make a tail animation in After Effect, hopefully making your life a bit easier in the process.


Animating a flexible limb

Download the project file here:

Animate_tail_Tutorial folder
.zip
Download ZIP • 1.73MB

Plugins:

Buttcapper: https://www.battleaxe.co/buttcapper

DuIK: https://rainboxlab.org/tools/duik/