Brendan sullivan pixelrigging tutorial
AfterEffects Pixel Animation Hack - 2D Rigging (Tutorial)

Here's another animation trick I've used in the past with AfterEffects! With a bit of cleanup after rendering, you can apply this to things like tentacles, chains, vines or anything with a natural flow-like movement to get some really nice smooth animation! :D

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