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Nick Welsh2D Wormhole Effect?
by on Jul 19, 2015 at 4:02:59 am

I found this video which has this 2D Wormhole effect. I am trying to re-create this in after effects. To me, it looks like it was made with masks, just scaling down but I can't seem to get it to work. I've tired a couple of different things but they work up to a point. Like, it will scale down but not go completely off screen and look bad. I also can't adjust the speed with any method I've tried. I'm trying to make it loop-able to be played on screens around a church. Any ideas?

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Michael SzalapskiRe: 2D Wormhole Effect?
by on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:23:40 pm

If I were to create this, I would make a triangular tunnel in C4D.

C4D Lite comes free with AE [link].

The easiest way to make this would be to use a sweep object. Sweep a triangle shape along a meandering spline. Then, use a material with no color or specular and play with the luminance channel to get the colors you need.

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