Animating a Youtube Intro – Motion Design Workflow Tutorial


    In this after effects tutorial, I show my workflow and process creating this animated youtube intro in Adobe After Effects using a variety of Motion Design skills. This tutorial is suitable for intermediate users. Please leave a comment if you’d like me to explain anything I skimmed over.

    Alex’s Channel:

    Maintain scale when parented Expression:
    (sorry youtube won’t let me have curly brackets in the description)
    It’s in that document on row 43
    Lots of useful stuff in there too

    JR Canest Livestream:

    ► Download the brush here:

    ►If you used any techniques from this tutorial, please tag me on Instagram @ben_marriott_ so I can see what awesome things you create

    ►Link to my Instagram:

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    Adobe After Effects:

    I used Epidemic sounds to source my music and sound effects…
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    Massive thanks to madmomentsgo for providing that amazing music for my intro! check out his other brilliant work here:

    “Le Grand Chase” Kevin MacLeod (
    “Magic Scout – Farm” Kevin MacLeod (
    “Killing Time” Kevin MacLeod (
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    ~ God bless Kevin ~


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