In this Premium Tutorial, we create a simple bomb or firecracker explosion animation.
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Topics include:
cycles
masking
motion tweens
and a technique I use to create explosions.

This tutorial is based on the explosion section of one of my favorite animation books: Tezuka School of Animation Vol. 1 (as in Osamu Tezuka, Father of Manga).