Shockwaves in AE!


Here are some cool AE shockwaves that are created 100% inside of AE without 3rd party plug-ins!

Sure we have a cool Shockwave Product but we think it is nice to be able to show you how to make cool stuff for Free without having to buy something all the time.  Of course, we appreciate the support of all our customers! You guys and gals make it possible for us to do more stuff like this!

The technique is a combination of the Fractal Noise effects but they are created in a very unique way so I’m recording a tutorial tonight and I’ll post it tomorrow!

Stay tuned!

POSTED:
8 months ago
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58 Comments

3 months ago
Looks really cool ! TNX | excellent
4 months ago
tanks a lot
pleas send a new articl
thanks a lot your web is very good
Johan
4 months ago
Hi Andrew,

Looks like Canon has used your Shockwaves in their 7D MII introduction, or at least the artist follow you. 2:11ish. Thanks for everything you do!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Oia7Oj2lgGY#t=132
Mike Adrian
5 months ago
How did you get that great quality on the gifs ?
I hope Andrew touches a bit on the different looks you can get with the shockwave effect, playing with polar coordinates and other effects.
Godwin james
8 months ago
this awesome!
Larry Q
8 months ago
Andrew, U r totally. AWESOME!! I have learnt a lot from u and ur crew and it seems like this is only just the beginning. God bless u man!!
8 months ago
Looking forward to watching the tutorial on this one, very cool effect.
8 months ago
Very good. Thanks for sharing
8 months ago
hi,woooow good effect very good
8 months ago
This is a really awesome effect. Can't wait to incorporate this into an upcoming project.
vipinm
8 months ago
please review the intro i have made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOQGexSkf0U thank you guys
vipinm
8 months ago
i have tried a lot of ways to make a stunning shock wave effect but never got it right... and by this i mean it bro you save me bro !! Cheers to Andrew
Paul
8 months ago
I love watching your tutorials and have been asked to produce a few guides at work myself.

The one problem I have is that the audio sounds rubbish, so I need a good microphone. This is where the problem starts as there are hundreds to choose from ranging from a few £s to thousands. Yours always sound clear and well controlled, so what do you use?

Looking forward to the tutorial!
Vincent
8 months ago
hey hey hey )

Andrew, you promised Sci-Fi Guns tutorial :p
Ajeya
8 months ago
Wow that is cool ................
zafar
8 months ago
wooooooooooooow this is amazing you make everything possible in after effect andrew i would love to work with you
8 months ago
As I can't use Shockwave in my commercial projects, being able to recreate these FX with no plugin is a great news !
Looking forward to seeing the tutorial :)
8 months ago
You and your team are amazing Andrew. I'm very happy to look to the past to that Basic Sky Replacement tutorial, and see you now revolutionizing the audiovisuals with the same (or even more) illusion, energy and good vibrations. That's beautiful.

Have a nice day Andrew :)
David Vizurant
8 months ago
Are this pictures gifs?
    Andrew Price
    8 months ago
    Made with After Effects?
    8 months ago
    Yes these are animated GIF image sequences. Why? Most likely because it is much faster to load than video. here is a link to this growing trend for the web of creating high quality animated gif sequences. http://twistedsifter.com/2012/03/animated-gifs-series-classy-high-quality-gifs/
    8 months ago
    Yes these are animated GIF image sequences. Why? Most likely because it is much faster to load than video. here is a link to this growing trend for the web of creating high quality animated gif sequences.

    http://twistedsifter.com/2012/03/animated-gifs-series-classy-high-quality-gifs/

    If you open the image in photoshop you will see 30 layers used to create this file. Why? It is simply good web practice to do so. There is no audio needed, so, a smaller file and an easier one for viewers to load is an animated gif sequence.
    David Vizurant
    8 months ago
    Ok, thank you very much :)
Ian
8 months ago
Hey all,

I just want to say that thank you Andrew and all at VC for all the teaching and and the cool plugins. But on top of that I really have to appreciate the fact that Andrew still show us all how to do these cool effects without any 3rd party plugins especially when VC is developing plugins for AE. Hats off :)
8 months ago
I hope Andrew touches a bit on the different looks you can get with the shockwave effect, playing with polar coordinates and other effects.
sohail shaikh
8 months ago
Can't wait for the tutorial
Tural M Memmedzadeh
8 months ago
Of course i think there are used /vc heater plugin and particular to
8 months ago
My God designed is so beautiful, how wonderful it really
8 months ago
Nice
sohail shaikh
8 months ago
You are best in the world... Andrew Sir
play_edu
8 months ago
awesome.Would be th great if you make tut for it.
Wes
8 months ago
I'm working on a project right now that literally requires this very thing. Dude, you rock Andrew. Keep up the good work!
8 months ago
Than you Andrew and VC. I have a question though. A lot of your tutorials are focused on creating special effects for movies and television shows. Explosions, guns, bombs, etc. However, in do this as a small business for local clients i need to learn kinetic type manipulation, better animated logo presentation, and infographic overlay advice. I have done 10 of your tutorials and I have bought 2 products. I cannot thank you enough for all that you do. But I really need help and direction here. Many clients want these services and I just need a starting point to practice these types of motion graphics.
    8 months ago
    Ah, just did the Sure Target 2 tutorial, perfect for kinetic type. Thank you Andrew.
samuel izzy
8 months ago
You Know, normally people want you to buy their products,so they don't show you Ways to make that product because they want you to buy it! But Andrew is different, he understands that maybe some people just don't have the money and he still wants us to be able to create things in After Effects. Thanks so much Andrew,Your awesome.
aman
8 months ago
151. Rocks Andrew this will be the most exciting tutorial ever
8 months ago
You are the best....
bwoogie
8 months ago
Finally a use for fractal noise other than clouds and space fog! :p
Robert Johnson
8 months ago
Can't wait for tomorrow! You'll literally keep me awake through the night! :D
8 months ago
THIS, is one of the reasons I'm such an avid fan, follower and supporter of VC. Its not what you give and how you give it....just sometimes, its the heart you give it with.

Now.....let me support you with E3D V2 :0)
Andy
8 months ago
WOOOW, thank you so much VC!
Lj
8 months ago
excellent this is really cool
8 months ago
CAN'T WAIT! VERY EXCITED!!!

~MAH~
Jay Prater
8 months ago
The bottom one looks about halfway to a Doctor Who time vortex. Awesome!
edward
8 months ago
oooo tonight ill stay past my bed time yeah lol
8 months ago
WoW ! You are awesome :)
PHILIPPE LEBRET
8 months ago
Yessss ...That's why we love you guy !!!
8 months ago
You could make a really cool Eye of Sauron with that. I look forward to seeing the tutorial. It would be cool if your tutorial included the ability to do a 3D camera move... just a thought. Great work. you make it look so easy. If you told us how long it took to come up with the technique, would it ruin the mystique?
Aaronaire
8 months ago
wama Andrew, am waiting for the Tutorial, meanwhile thanks alot, i sense a use of an animated eliptical mask around a fractal, which feather out, and i seem to look at a cc vector blur somewhere..well just trying to think
Jason
8 months ago
Can't wait to see how you made these. Looks amazing!
Nomee
8 months ago
Sweet, We have BlackBox with ShockWave, future building pack, now if only Andrew would bless us with a Sci Fi pack, these could be used for cool explosions, when blowing up UFO's
8 months ago
Looks really cool!
The first one looks more like an explosion in space, the second one is like a slow motion muzzle flash (from a futuristic gun of course)!
light_thunder
8 months ago
that must be absolutely fascinating, andrew, thanks
8 months ago
Sound. That is very nice. Before I read the description I knew it has something to do with Fractal Noise. One thing Andrew Kramer likes, is Fractal Noise:D
rob
8 months ago
AWESOME!! Thats cool your able to do that stuff for us. Much appreciated
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