Blender 2. 8 Amazes with 2D animation Features. Hero - still from a 2D animated shortcreated in Blender 2.
8 with Grease Pencil. That right you can use it to create 2D, hand drawn animation, motion graphics, and bone rigged 2D characters. If you are just interested in the 2D animation features skip to the 9:44 minute mark. Personally, I tried to learn Blender way back somewhere around 2004-5 but did not have a computer powerful enough to run it (lots of crashing at the most basic level of use). The feature in Blender that makes all this 2D goodness possible is called Grease Pencil. If that not enough to convince you to look at Blender for 2D animation because, maybe you are not into hand drawn animation, check out the video below by You Tuber, CG Geek If you can get past the sponsor….