After Effects Tutorial

5 Tutorials using the Liquify Effect in After Effects

The Liquify Effect in After Effects is a versatile filter that can be used for a number of interesting effects. Here’s a sampling of what you can do with the filter.

Liquified Text in After Effects

Charles Yeager at Envato explains the basics of using the Liquify effect to animate drippy liquid text in Adobe After Effects. Perfect for your chocolate covered text for your Valentine, dripping with love!

How to Explode a Head & Regrow it back Tutorial

VideoFort shows how to do a fun Men in Black-inspired effect which utilizes the Rotobrush and  Liquify Effect.

Liquify Objects Distortion

Here’s another tutorial from Film Venture Studios, using the same Liquify effect. This tutorial shows liquified clouds.

Liquify Tool Transition

aFaRoS, working to a funky jazz rendition of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, shows how to use the Liquify Effect to create an interesting, slightly trippy, distortion transition.

Animate Lines/repeater using the Liquify effect in After Effects

Piling up and layering effects in AE is always a great way to create some interesting looks. In this tutorial, Hen Papirman shows you an interesting motion graphics look. This one is edited nicely to the music too!

Bonus Tutorial

Tutorial: Split Personality – Hemlock Grove

Mikey Borup shows a nightmarish mind trip of an effect showing a person splitting in two. The effect is based on an effect seen on Netflix’s Hemlock Grove. Fun stuff and it’s fairly complicated too. He uses multiple instances the Liquify Tool to give the stretch effect and adds some interesting color correction too.

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