A Simple Way to Animate Drinks in a Glass in After Effects

Danny Perry shows an easy way to animate drinks using the Wave Warp effect in Ae.

Animating fluids in After Effects can be a bit of a chore. If you need to make water effects though, there are many ways to go about it. If you need to animate drinks in a glass, there is an easy way that looks pretty convincing. Plugin Play’s Danny Perry demonstrates the technique in his latest tutorial.

“Creating fluid liquid movements is always a difficult task in After Effects, but with this trick, we can get some pretty sexy results,” Perry says. Follow along as Danny goes over how to set up the artwork, animate the movements, construct the liquid, and even work in a bit of a spill-effect.