4-Color Gradient

Guest host Jerzy Drozda Jrย makes a welcome return with some tips for using the After Effects 4-Color Gradient effect.

  1. illd

    Maltaannon is back! Good to hear from you.

  2. Ran Ben Avraham

    It is so nice to hear Maltaannon’s voice once again!
    I missed the practical way you deliver tutorials. come to think of it i relay miss your tutorials, why did you stop recording them?

  3. stef

    Hi malty, and thanx for this new tip ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Could you just be a little more specific about the range and the unit of the colors please ?

    With the wiggle expression, colors are taken into account, or mapped, into the range of 0 to 1, you mentionned.
    So why do you input 2 ? Does it mean, the color is going above the 1 limit ? And does it mean, after 1, the color is spinning around the 360 ยฐ of the color wheel, like in colorama for example and is going on another spin ? (Hope i make myself clear with this point ๐Ÿ˜‰

    And does the color parameter in the wiggle expression is working exactly the same and within the same range (0, 1) in 8, 16 and 32 bpc ?


    • Maltaannon

      Very good questions. The colors are indeed represented in the range of 0 to 1, as if they would only work in 32bpc, but in fact this range is for all depths.

      I’ve put 2 in the wiggle so the changes would be more dramatic (more obvious to the eye). Of course the colors do not spin, they just become overbright or superdark – just like in 32bpc, but since we were working in 8bpc in the tutorial you couldn’t really tell.

      Hope that helps.

  4. stef

    Mister Maltaannon himself just noticed “very good question” talking about MY question !!!
    One of my after effects (expressions) mentor just said that about MY question !!!
    Can’t believe it’s true.
    Waouah, i’m so honored ๐Ÿ˜‰

    “Hope that helps.”

    You have no idea ๐Ÿ˜‰

    And thanx again and again for all of your time, explanations and dedications to the after effects world web community.

  5. Maltaannon

    It’s truly a pleasure. I wish I had more time to do more tutorials.

  6. Abdelhamid

    MALTAANNON is back.i’ve been waiting you so long.let’s celebrate that.
    you know.you are one of the best AE tuts makers on the planete.so plz don’t disappear again.cause this will not make your fans happy.

  7. Filippo

    is there a tutorial where it shows me how to make the effect at 00:17? the yellow-red light ?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz8B7r9NWac
    Thank you

  8. Dia

    Your 4-color gradient + animated fractal noise tutorial is spectacular. But I can’t find the Fractal Noise effect located in the version I’m working with, Premiere Pro 2017.1.2. Could you tell us where it can be found now? Can’t wait to try this!

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