This short video will show you the simple steps to animate feathers and fur on your animal photos, illustrations and artwork with PhotoMirage.

Step 1: Drag and drop Motion Arrows over the parts of the image you want to move

Step 2: Add Anchor Points around the areas you want to keep still

Step 3: Click Play to watch your image come to life!

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section at the bottom of the page. You will find a written version of this tutorial below, and a printable PDF copy to download on the Download Resources tab above.

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Sample Image and Project File (Zip, 21 MB)

PhotoMirage Resources
User Guide (PDF, 4 MB)
Keyboard Shortcuts (PDF, 518 KB)

Tools and Resources

PhotoMirage Animation Software

With PhotoMirage you can effortlessly transform any image into a captivating animation in only a matter of minutes.

PhotoMirage Free Trial

Download your FREE 15-day trial of PhotoMirage and start creating stunning animations from your photos and images.

PhotoMirage Gallery

Visit the PhotoMirage gallery and upload your animations. Browse the gallery for inspiration and see what other users are creating.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Shave time off your most frequently performed tasks with this handy reference sheet for all the PhotoMirage keyboard commands.


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Download your FREE 15-day trial of PhotoMirage and start creating stunning animations from your photos, digital designs and artwork in just a few simple steps.

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