How to Make Stylized Animated Water in After Effects

Motion by Nick shows how to build stylized animated water in Ae quickly.

Just how versatile are effects like fractal noise within After Effects? Practically foundational. Check out this new tutorial from Nick Greenawalt (Motion By Nick) that shows how to create stylized animated water using fractal noise and other stock after-effects effects.

Better Gradients Through Fractal Noise.

Nick also used Fractal Noise in Ae to create a better gradient effect. While you won’t precisely pin color to a specific screen part, you can create more dynamic and beautiful mixing colors this way. The technique uses the Fractal Noise and Colorama effects. Greenawalt shows how you can make the whole thing into an easy preset.

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