"Final Render"
Example.33: Fractal Loop
(AE5.5 PRO)

AE-TIPS 33 : Adobe After Effects CS5 (
Resolution: 640x480
Third-Party AE Plugins:
- No Use
Third-Party Footages:
- No Use

"Fractal 1"

Fractal Pattern Animation 1

It is introduction of "Looping Fractal Pattern".
It is the touch often seen on WEB page.
It create a New Solid in a New Compositio. (120 frames)
Apply Effect > Render > Fractal Noise.
Create Fractal Animation.

* Set up a key frame so that it move in the direction of width.

View Effect Controls Window
"Fractal Noise" & "Hue/Saturation"

"Fractal 2"

Fractal Pattern Animation 2

Create Another animation.
Change Motion and Hue.

View Effect Controls Window
"Fractal Noise" and "Hue/Saturation"

"Soft Light"


Put The Material of STEP1-2 into a New Composition.
Put The Layer of STEP1 on the Layer of STEP2.
Apply "Soft Light" to The Layer of STEP1.
Adjust a "Opacity"

"Venetian Blinds"

Processing so that it can do Loop

In order to make it a "Loop Material"
The Material of STEP3 in a New Composition.(60 frames)
Divide Layer in the place of Frame 31.
Set to Lower Layer the place of Frame 31.
Set to Upper Layer the place of Frame 1.
Select the Upper Layer.
Apply Effect > Transition > Venetian Blinds.
Adjust a Key Frame.
It becomes possible to carry out a Loop.

View Effect Controls Window
"Venetian Blinds"

"Final Render"


It is completion if a loop is not unnatural.

You may use "Scale Property" as you like.

"Blue Version"

Reference: Blue Version

Apply "Adjustment Layer" for the Material of STEP5.
Chage Color Tone.
Apply a trial-and-error.

View Effect Controls Window