Migrating Birds

Posted on Nov 14, 2018

Built in Adobe Illustrator, a spot illustration for Sierra Magazine about light pollution and its impact on flight migration. – Joe Gast

Pretty in Plaid

Posted on Oct 10, 2018

In this animated GIF, burly lumber jacks take to the runway, hefting logs overhead. After building and saving the assets in Adobe Illustrator, I imported the Ai file into After Effects. Animating a single character in Ae, I then copied the character comp and changed out the beard and plaid to create a second character. One […]

Limited Assets

Posted on Mar 19, 2018

Early in my exploration of Adobe After Effects, lacking footage, I’d source images from the internet, add moving type, some kicky music and call it good. Reviewing these videos six years later, they still hold up relatively well. Though my go-to program has always been Adobe Illustrator, my Photoshop skills are darn good, so working with […]