In this video tutorial, our designer Margarita shares the steps of animating an icon in Adobe After Effects.

Animated icons are little details that can make a big influence on user experience design. Below you can find a video tutorial where our designer Margarita shares her workflow on animating graphics to add a pinch of fun and motion to user interfaces. She is a lead designer of the animated icons library by Icons8, so after animating tons of graphics in different styles, she is super experienced and knows well how to do that job effectively. So, welcome to learn, enjoy, and get inspired!

Also, welcome to check another video tutorial by Margarita on how to morph complex figures in After Effects.


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