dystopika t1_jc08tia wrote

Some people post their image to a site like IMGUR and post a link to it in the comments.

I created a subreddit, made it private so it's just for me, and I post my images there. After I post them there, I copy the link to the image and post it in the comments here.

For how I make my work, it's all Photoshop + After Effects. This is a tutorial I made a while back (originally for an exploitative site that I think people should avoid called "hitrecord"), explaining the basics of my animation process:


Some of it's out of date (especially the site-specific stuff) but those are the basics. I know a small handful of tricks that I use in different ways to create all sorts of animations. There are definitely better and more in-depth tutorials on YouTube that you can find to do just about anything you can imagine.

Photoshop Battles also has a tutorial page full of basics for picture editing, including After Effects: