How to make professional 3D Animations using mobile phones

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Hello, in this article, I will be explaining to you how you can make a professional 3D Animation using your mobile phone, all the materials needed will also be shared here.

What is trending nowadays is the making of 3D Animation, this animation is really useful for lots of things.

Knowing this animation can fetch you cool cash because you can design animations in form of advertisement for people or train people on how to do it too.

I only wish to train you how to do it through this article, monetizing the skill and using it to make money depend on you, but I’m very sure you will make something out of it.

Materials needed

  1. Your Android phone (preferably the phone should be more than 1gig RAM)
  2. Your iPhone (if you are using apple phone)
  3. PLOTAGON Story app (download it here)
  4. Video Converter app (download it here)

How to make professional 3D animations using mobile phones

Download the apps using the links indicated above, after downloading and installing them, it will require little data before you can set it up because it needs to download some character, scenes and others from the server database.

Note: If a friend share the app to you, it won’t work on your phone, before you can use it, you need to download it yourself.

Steps to create 3D animated videos

STEP 1

Plotagon

Click on the video icon as indicated by the image above.

STEP 2

plotagon 2

Click on Create new plot

STEP 3

plotagon 3The next thing you need to create is SCENES, What we mean by scenes is “where you want your animation to take place, the background”

STEP 4

PLOTAGON 5

Click on “SCENE” (in red ink)

STEP 5

PLOTAGON 4

Choose your desire “Scene”

STEP 6

PLOTAGON 7

The next thing is to choose the characters, to select the first character, kindly click on “CHARACTER” in red ink

STEP 7

plotagon 8

Choose your desired character here

STEP 8

PLOTAGON 9

Now, we have chosen two characters, the next thing is to add effects to them…. Check the next step.

STEP 9

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Here, choose the actions you want your characters to perform or expression you want your characters to have.

STEP 10

plotagon 13

In the dialogue box, kindly type all what you want your character to say, you can as well use the mic icon to record your own voice

STEP 11

plotagon 13To add another conversation, click on the second icon as indicated in the image above, repeat step 8 to step 10 (do this to create the required number of conversation)

STEP 12

 

The next step is to set actions of one character to another, here I want the girl to hug the guy, so I will click on the fourth icon in the top, choose the character that want to act and the action he/she wants to perfom on the other character

We will stop here, you can add more conversations and make it stylish. You can use the play button to text what you are doing.

STEP 13

plotagon 14

To save what we created, click on the icon at the bottom right, it will bring the above, then choose “Render as video” to save it as a video or “Render as GIF” to save it as GIF.

Here, I will recommend you choose “Render as Video” after that, it will ask you if you want the video to have subtitles or not, choose anyone you want and click on “Render Video”

Wait for a little while, then it will bring the below

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Now, you can save as video or choose other options there.

Here is the video we created just now

TEST VIDEO

TIPS

After designing the video and saving  it, you might not find it on your phone, it might not show in your gallery, so to see the video simply do these.

  • Open your file manager or file explorer
  • Find “android” and open it
  • Click on “data” and open it
  • Locate com.plotagon.plotagon and open
  • Click on “files” and open it
  • Locate a file with the extension “.mp4” then try to play it, if it is the video you are looking for, kindly copy it to another browser, it is will show in your gallery after you have copied it to another browser.

NOTE: You can create your own characters and use it for your video, check the below image to know how to create your own characters.

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Do the above and customize to your taste.

A QUICK GUIDE

The animated video you just designed will be way too large in size, you need to learn how to reduce the size, I will guide you through it, check below.

STEP 1

Open the video converter downloaded above, you have not downloaded it? please scroll up and use the download link.

video converter

Click on “Video Converter”

STEP 2

video converter 2

Select the video.

STEP 3

video converter

Configure the settings like above, and click on “Convert”. Don’t minimize the app, patiently wait for the converting to end. Doing this will reduce the size of the video.

 

This is how to create professional 3D animations using mobile phones, Have done my part, it is now up to you to monetize the skill you achieved here.

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