Admittedly, there are many features in After Effects that I check out and then dismiss without a useful path to projects, Brainstorm happens to be one of them. Taking a look at the BrainStorm feature in After Effects, Daniel Brodesky places some practicality to Brainstorm, with this general overview of this little known tool.

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

Typically Ae’s brainstorm will create random variations on effect properties, offering you a glimpse into what affect the effect will have. This can be very useful if you have no idea what some of the sliders and value changes are meant to do in a particular effect in After Effects. here Daniel uses Brainstorm to learn about what some attributes are actually intended for, by finding out what they do. Check out the tutorial for an Overview of the Brainstorm Feature in After Effects here.

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