"Final Render"
(457 KB)
Example.13: Spreading Background
(AE5.5 STD & Image Lounge)

AE-TIPS 13 : Adobe After Effects CS5 (
Resolution: 640x480
Third-Party AE Plugins:

- RED GIANT Image Lounge
- Knoll Light Factory
Third-Party Footages:
- No Use

Creation of Tunnel animation

Use The third party plug-in "Image Lounge".
Create Tunnel animation.

Create a New Solid in a New Composition.
Apply Effect > Image Lounge > Fractal Tunnel.
This plug-in has an unnecessary key frame in animation.

View Effect Controls Window
"Image Lounge Fractal Tunnel"

"Fractal Tunnel"
(1050 KB)

Composition of Layer

Put The Material of STEP1 into a New Composition.
and Duplicate the Layer. Apply Transfer mode "Add"
In order to make it a line not overlap,
Shift the time position of each Layer.

Apply Effect > Adjust > Hue/Saturation.
It is effective if it sets up Hue of the Layer may be reversed.

Application of Radial Blur

Put The Material of STEP2 into a New Composition.
Apply Effect > Blur > Radial Blur.
Adjust a parameter to look like a beautiful pattern.

View Effect Controls Window
"Radial Blur"

Creation of the Lens Flare

Use "Knoll Light Factory".
Create The Material of the Lens Flare.

View Effect Controls Window
"Knoll Light Factory (Lens Editor)"

"Final Render"
(457 KB)


It will complete if you composite the Material of STEP3-4.

More information about "Knoll Light Factory" and "Image Lounge"