So here we are Day 1 of the #15minmograph challenge and I had no idea what to do. I foresee this becoming a pattern, keen as a bean but no ideas to speak of. I figured I would just open up Coolors.co (this is where I am building my colour palette for each day), pick some colours, open After Effects and hope inspiration would hit somewhere along the way.
At this stage of the challenge, I have no idea what I can accomplish in 15 mins so I don’t know how simple or ambitious I can be. Finally, after about 5 mins of ticking timer and adding a solid layer, I figured I would just build an eye. With simple shape layers and masks, looping some keyframes and toying with the value graphs I was able to do it. The timer went off with just one more graph untouched so I left it. This isn’t about being perfect, in fact, it is quite the opposite, be messy, be quick and make something, so here it is, The Eye: