Daniel Brodesky
I have been using After Effects for 4 years, creating projects for Videohive and freelancing for different clients. I love what I do and I do what I love. Being self-taught, I've learned a lot from tutorials and now I hope to help others. Stay in touch through Vimeo or Twitter.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Build a Seamless Looping Line Using ExpressionsTuts preview seamless loops
    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a line that loops seamlessly. We will be able to control the amount of loops and the distance between each loop very easily using the rigged system we will create. Using expressions and some basic mathematics, our rig will save us tons of time and help achieve a great result! Lets open up After Effects, and get started. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Squaring the Circle Logo Reveal AnimationAetuts retina squaring the circle
    In this tutorial, we will take a look at the creation of a neat logo reveal using vector animation. We will animate vertex points, rotate objects, and animate some lines. Lets get started :)Read More…
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    A Look at the Different Ways to Overshoot MotionAetuts retina overshooting
    Overshooting is an animation principle which helps not only to bring life to your animation, but also realism. Basically, overshooting is when you want to bring a certain object from Point A to Point B, but the object passes Point B, jiggling backwards and forwards in a decaying pattern till it comes to a stop at Point B. We'll look at a few different ways to achieve this in After Effects.Read More…
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    Create a Clean Flying Strokes Text RevealAetuts retina text strokes reveal
    In this tutorial, we are going to create a shiny write-on effect. We'll use the new Quick Draw script and create a new layer for each letter, sequencing the layers to get the basic look. We'll then create duplicates of this comp to create the outline, glowing stroke, and other style elements.Read More…
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    Selective Shadows Using Photoshop to After EffectsAetuts retina selective shadows
    In this tutorial, we'll combine Photoshop and After Effects to create this shadow-styled animation. Using a non-destructive workflow, we'll create the design in Photoshop and import it into After Effects to bring it to life. We can easily go back to Photoshop if we want to change it later.Read More…
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    An Overview of Brainstorm in After EffectsAetuts retina brainstorm
    In this video, we'll learn about the Brainstorm feature. It's included inside of After Effects and many people don't even know about it. You can you can use it to generate random results and learn about some of the effects you don't know and their capabilities. So lets get started and dive right in!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Windy Desert Sand Logo RevealAetuts retina desert sand reveal
    In this tutorial, we are going to see how to combine different elements to create a desert scene. We will reveal a logo using flying sand that wisps away as the logo is revealed along with sand that will be falling onto the ground.Read More…
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    Create Long Solid Shadows on Your LogoAetuts retina long shadows
    In this tutorial we will learn how to use basic After Effects tools to create long shadows. These shadows will enhance our motion graphics and help us composite different elements. Control of all the elements in the project is extremely easy since we use a main control layer to help us manipulate the whole comp.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Set Up a Warping Vector Ribbon AnimationAetuts jul32013942pm danielbrodesky 19701908 400x400
    In this tutorial we will learn how to create a warping ribbon around an object, in our case a shape layer. We will be able to control it very simply using a controller with only one slider! This can be achieved doing some expression work. We will take a look at the "if ()" and "else ()" expression type and how it can benefit us in the work process. We'll look at the challenges that arrive and how to overcome them!Read More…
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    Quick Tip - Create a Simple Typewriter AnimationAetuts retina typing rig
    In this Quick Tip we will learn how to create a typewriter effect using a simple setup that will help us control when the characters appear. We will see how make it more realistic using a specific font and more. So lets start writing!Read More…
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    Create a Simple Split Image SlideshowAetuts retina split image slideshow
    We will learn how to correctly split your images to retain constant image sizes then see what different ways of animation we accomplish. We'll see how to enhance our product using some simple styling. True Comp Duplicator will save us some time if we want to have a more uniform slideshow. We'll finish up by resolving a problem that may come up at some point when adding the logo.Read More…
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    Quick Tip - Generate Quick Wallpaper BackgroundsAetuts retina wallpaper generator
    In this Quick Tip we will learn how to use an online tool which is available for free to create an image which we will tile inside After Effects and easily control our wallpaper.Read More…