Setting up


show more Setting up provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 07: Parenting show less
please wait ...

Setting up

Earlier in this lesson when we had you build this RoboTV composition we gave you a couple of movies to use as your background. We gave you this movie which had a nice generic soft curtain of light sort of feel and we used this as a lighting effect, and we used this movie which had a very blocky sort of pattern meant to mimic some of the square blocky pattern that we saw in the other elements in RoboTV. Well, these were actually created using a plug-in in After Effects known as Fractal Noise. And Fractal Noise is a good utilitarian plug-in to use.

Therefore, I am going to show you how we created these two backgrounds using the Fractal Noise effect. You don't need any source files to do this, because you are just going to use solids and plug-ins already inside After Effects. The first thing I'm going to do is create a new composition and you have a few choices as to what size you make this composition. You could make it the same size as your final overall composition. In this case, ...

Setting up
Video duration: 3m 3s 1h 39m Intermediate Updated Nov 20, 2012

Viewers:

Setting up provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 07: Parenting

Subject:
Video
Software:
After Effects
Authors:
please wait ...