1. Motion design always fascinated me. Despite growing up on Adobe software (hello photoshop 4.0), I've been rather intimidated picking up animation. I think my first and most memorable encounter with motion graphics was when I was a kid, and, one, sort of underground, TV station was airing a show dedicated to motion desing and 3d. Somehow cool stuff I've seen that day left an impression on me. Fast forward to today, I'm working in the industry and the time has come to take my skills to the next level. Motion design offers great challenge as there are multiple elements involved,
2. The first animation is a superior one, as it has better timing and speed, better flow.