How To: Design a static ball in After Effects CS4

Design a static ball in After Effects CS4

In this first part of a two-part project tutorial, instructor J. Schuh demonstrates how to create a static ball in After Effects CS4. To do this, he will create an inner sphere and an outer sphere, using the fractal noise effect.
In part two of this After Effects CS4 tutorial we finish the static ball by creating the static using the advanced lightning effect.

If you want to create your own project in After Effects CS4 and follow along with this tutorial, the lesson files are available for download here:
http://layersmagazine.com/downloads/staticball_1_lessonfiles.zip

Design a static ball in After Effects CS4 - Part 1 of 2

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Design a static ball in After Effects CS4 - Part 2 of 2

Design a static ball in After Effects CS4 - Part 2 of 2 Click through to watch this video on layersmagazine.com

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