In this tutorial we will not only create a realistic neon light, but a set of controls for the light intensity, the amount of flickering, and a switch to turn it on or off, everything with simple expressions. Here's how to create an "Open Late" sign yourself.
Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader's favorite posts from throughout the history of the site. This tutorial was first published in February 2010.
I'm a 23 y.o. graphic designer from Mexico and have been working on TV as a motion graphic artist for one year. I'm also a college teacher for TV production and aspiring to become a professional character animator someday.