Abstract Waves In After Effects Using Gradients

Mobox Dissects a Simple Method for Creating an Abstract Waves Effect in Ae Using Animated Gradients.

Some might think that the technique is for creating abstract waves, but it’s actually about animating gradients in After Effects. Mike Ridolfi takes us through his process and shows how he gets this effect with some really cool feedback from @ericaofanderson who credits them as well!

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The method that Mike teaches is an excellent example of how a systematic and almost procedural approach to working in After Effects can get you excellent results without too much trouble. He notes, “This type of abstract looping animated GIF has been popular on Twitter and Instagram recently.” One unique aspect about his technique include the use some effects which result in vintage looking animations when combined together.