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!

July 9th, 2014 @ 2:49 pm
AWESOME!! Thats cool your able to do that stuff for us. Much appreciated
July 9th, 2014 @ 2:50 pm
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
July 9th, 2014 @ 2:51 pm
that must be absolutely fascinating, andrew, thanks
July 9th, 2014 @ 2:52 pm
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)!
July 9th, 2014 @ 2:57 pm
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
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:05 pm
Can't wait to see how you made these. Looks amazing!
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:06 pm
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
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:14 pm
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?
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:17 pm
Yessss ...That's why we love you guy !!!
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:19 pm
WoW ! You are awesome :)
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:27 pm
oooo tonight ill stay past my bed time yeah lol
Jay Prater
July 9th, 2014 @ 3:29 pm
The bottom one looks about halfway to a Doctor Who time vortex. Awesome!
July 9th, 2014 @ 4:56 pm

July 9th, 2014 @ 5:10 pm
excellent this is really cool
July 9th, 2014 @ 5:27 pm
WOOOW, thank you so much VC!
July 9th, 2014 @ 5:37 pm
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)
Robert Johnson
July 9th, 2014 @ 6:12 pm
Can't wait for tomorrow! You'll literally keep me awake through the night! :D
July 9th, 2014 @ 6:55 pm
Finally a use for fractal noise other than clouds and space fog! :p
July 9th, 2014 @ 6:57 pm
You are the best....
July 9th, 2014 @ 6:57 pm
151. Rocks Andrew this will be the most exciting tutorial ever
samuel izzy
July 9th, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
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.
July 9th, 2014 @ 7:13 pm
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.
    July 9th, 2014 @ 10:42 pm
    Ah, just did the Sure Target 2 tutorial, perfect for kinetic type. Thank you Andrew.
July 9th, 2014 @ 7:37 pm
I'm working on a project right now that literally requires this very thing. Dude, you rock Andrew. Keep up the good work!
July 9th, 2014 @ 7:51 pm
awesome.Would be th great if you make tut for it.
sohail shaikh
July 9th, 2014 @ 8:13 pm
You are best in the world... Andrew Sir
July 9th, 2014 @ 8:37 pm
July 9th, 2014 @ 10:02 pm
My God designed is so beautiful, how wonderful it really
Tural M Memmedzadeh
July 10th, 2014 @ 12:33 am
Of course i think there are used /vc heater plugin and particular to
sohail shaikh
July 10th, 2014 @ 12:48 am
Can't wait for the tutorial
July 10th, 2014 @ 1:04 am
I hope Andrew touches a bit on the different looks you can get with the shockwave effect, playing with polar coordinates and other effects.
July 10th, 2014 @ 1:24 am
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 :)
David Vizurant
July 10th, 2014 @ 2:11 am
Are this pictures gifs?
    Andrew Price
    July 10th, 2014 @ 3:16 am
    Made with After Effects?
    July 10th, 2014 @ 3:18 am
    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.
    July 10th, 2014 @ 3:22 am
    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.

    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
    July 10th, 2014 @ 1:42 pm
    Ok, thank you very much :)
July 10th, 2014 @ 2:27 am
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 :)
July 10th, 2014 @ 2:28 am
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 :)
July 10th, 2014 @ 2:45 am
wooooooooooooow this is amazing you make everything possible in after effect andrew i would love to work with you
July 10th, 2014 @ 4:52 am
Wow that is cool ................
July 10th, 2014 @ 6:11 am
hey hey hey )

Andrew, you promised Sci-Fi Guns tutorial :p
July 10th, 2014 @ 6:20 am
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!
July 10th, 2014 @ 8:19 am
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
July 10th, 2014 @ 8:22 am
please review the intro i have made thank you guys
July 10th, 2014 @ 8:34 am
This is a really awesome effect. Can't wait to incorporate this into an upcoming project.
July 10th, 2014 @ 11:36 pm
hi,woooow good effect very good
July 13th, 2014 @ 11:17 pm
Very good. Thanks for sharing
July 15th, 2014 @ 8:17 am
Looking forward to watching the tutorial on this one, very cool effect.
Larry Q
July 16th, 2014 @ 4:27 am
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!!
Godwin james
July 16th, 2014 @ 7:37 pm
this awesome!
September 26th, 2014 @ 11:32 pm
I hope Andrew touches a bit on the different looks you can get with the shockwave effect, playing with polar coordinates and other effects.
Mike Adrian
September 28th, 2014 @ 7:05 am
How did you get that great quality on the gifs ?
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