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About spikything.com

Spikything is the digital home of After Effects and Unity tinkerer Liam O’Donnell. I’m a designer / developer with nearly 20 years’ industry experience in web/games/apps/video design and development. Here’s a short showreel of some of my work…


 

Children’s Bureau animation

I was asked to create a video for Children’s Bureau from a script, using typography and motion graphics to convey their message. Here’s what I made for them… Continue reading Children’s Bureau animation

Yahoo login adverts

I was recently asked to create some full screen video ads for Yahoo’s login page. The constraints were: 1440×1024, must loop seamlessly, no HTML5 blend-mode effects, no plugins and 500k maximum file size. I managed to create a few videos, such as the one below, all within these constraints, using After Effects and the amazing WEBM format:

Photobook Animation

I was recently asked to take some scans of an old storybook’s illustrations and bring them to life with subtle animation. The stories come from folk tales of an indigenous Canadian people called the Kayas. Continue reading Photobook Animation

Dark Force – music video

Rotoscoping and character animation for satirical music video

Here are some snippets from an animated music video I created for a satirical website in back in 2016 – featuring a certain US president (at the time he was just a candidate). Continue reading Dark Force – music video