2D Animation: What is 2D Animation? Examples and Much more!!


2D animation is one of the main types of animation. Marketing videos, advertisements, corporate presentations, cartoons, educational materials, and much more widely used it.

Animated videos have a huge influence on the viewers in three different ways: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Besides, they can be simply adorable in watching. Here, we going to talk about 2D animation videos.


What is 2D Animation?

In the term “2D animation” 2D stands for two-dimensional, images and characters in the two-dimensional format can animate them with movement. This type of animation is considered to be the traditional form of animation with simple, non-voluminous characters moving up, down, left, and right.


One of the examples is given below:




Other examples of our 2D  work ( Bharti AXA, Airtel|My Plan Family, etc).

While this is sometimes referred to as traditional animation, mainstream 2D production has grown from hand-drawn processes using pencil and paper to the implementation of digital techniques utilizing computer software.


2D Animation Today

2D is a popular medium that’s creating a huge comeback. Websites, feature films, advertisements, video games, mobile apps, and TV shows widely use this animation. Famous modern examples of 2D include TV shows Rick and Morty and F is for Family. Social media platforms like Snapchat are launching 2D animated series with short 1-3 minute episodes. And there’s even been a current surge in 2D platform video games such as Cuphead.

Though 3D animation has become very popular nowadays,2D still takes the lead in the world of animation today. 2D animators are still in demand in the market.


How to create 2D Animation?

There are many methods to create 2D characters and bring them back to life. If you are a fan of traditional animation, then all you need is a pen/pencil and many sheets of paper, use a color palette to that set to get colored animation.



Source: What are 2D videos?

So, here you are: sketch your character on a sheet of paper, then copy it on another sheet and add a tiny change to it, then repeat it and add a change. Nowadays, we use software for animation.

There are so many different animation software out on the market that it has become very difficult to find the most suitable one, especially for beginners. Therefore, You can start by trying free tools like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop Creatoon, Toon Boom, Blender, etc. And even after this If you can’t find any suitable 2D software then you can try online tools, which are comfortable to use and don’t require much design skills or technical knowledge.


Where to get 2D videos?


Interested in 2D animation? Find more information and get high-quality 2D animation services at Animania Studio. Animania Studio employs the best 2D artists with a creative approach and solid experience to meet clients’ expectations.

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