I saw an AE tutorial on making a motion graphics piece (http://www.creamyorange.com/Conform-Non-Conform) and I thought I’d try to get the same effect in Blender. Of course I couldn’t use the same exact methodology in the AE turorial.
I was able to make the basic three bar animation and then parent that to an empty, duplicate and distribute. The path and circle animations used the array and curve modifiers. I also changed the colors to reflect Memorial Day in the U. S.
Fun to make.
Here is the animation: