"Final Render"
(298 KB)
Example.02: Looping Flag
(AE5.5 PRO & FreeFORM)

AE-TIPS 02 : Adobe After Effects CS5 (
Resolution: 640x480
Third-Party AE Plugins:
- No Use
Third-Party Footages:
- No Use

Creating the Mapping Material

Use Illustrator and Photoshop.
Create The Mapping Material for a flag.

You may create Favorite Material as the national flag, a team flag, etc.

"4-Second Fractal"
(83 KB)

Creating the Fractal Material

In order to controls "a motion of Fluctuation"
Create the Fractal Material for Displacement.
Apply Effect > Render > Fractal Noise.
Create Animation in 4 seconds.

According to a parameter, you can generate real animation.

View Effect Controls Window
"Fractal Noise"

"Loop Material"
(65 KB)

The Looping Fractal Material

Using the Material of STEP2.
Create The Material in 3 seconds.
Apply Dissolve at a loop Material using 1 seconds of it.

* This technique is very useful.

View Timeline Window

A setup of FreeFORM

Put the Material of STEP1 & 3 into a New Composition.
Select the Material of STEP1.
Apply Effect > Forge > FreeFORM.
Assign the Material of STEP3 to "Displace Layer"

View Effect Controls Window
"Forge FreeFORM"

"Final Render"
(298 KB)


It will complete if you adjust a lighting and an angle.

The detail information about "Free FORM"
Forge http://www.forge.net/