How To Create A Fast 8-bit Look With 3 Effects

Noel Powell shows how to create a classic 8-bit look in Ae using three simple effects.

This quick and easy method of achieving a retro 8-bit look in After Effects will have you feeling like Neo on your next production. Only three effects are necessary for this style, so it’s worth checking out!

Powell walks through using the classic style of animation, which has become popularized by 8-bit graphics. He also demonstrates different effects that are associated with this particular look – like Mosaic and Cartoon ones in After Effects plug-ins for creating blocky or pixelated visuals on top of videos you want to animate as well!