Creating something like a clock animation in After Effects is a bit of a tedious task manually, so here, Daniel Brodesky takes a look at how to create a clock right inside of After Effects and have it all work correctly by the use of expressions.

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an operational clock inside of After Effects by just using expressions and controllers

Daniel shows how to create controllers for all of the animating parts of the clock and how to link those controllers to Expressions in After Effects, and also notes that the scene in After Effects can be set up in such a way that most parts of the clock can be easily changed and edited. Check out the tutorial for How To Create An Expression Driven Clock in After Effects here.