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Create Pixelsorted images and animate them in After Effects!

Tom Appleton, Graphic Designer

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8 Videos (43m)
    • Introduction

    • Creating an image from photographs

    • Pixelsorting

    • Animation!

    • Creating motion

    • Editing colours

    • Displacement mapping onto type

    • Thanks for watching!


About This Class

In this video I cover the basics of Pixel Sorting and Displacement Mapping in After Effects.

I start the video by showing you a particular way of abstracting a photograph in Photoshop. Next I show the basics Processing, and how you can Pixelsort your image. Finally we take the glitched image into After Effect, and I show you how you can use Displacement Mapping to animate your images, and use them to distort type as well.

Processing - download.

The 'code' - download

Thank you!

63 of 65 students recommendSee All

Totally recommend this class for those who love Pixel Sorter art. Really appreciate it.
Huy Le

Creative field learner

I definitely ready to experiment. I didn't knew I would need those external resources. Im gonna see if I can do it with motion since I'm learning that software right now
Gyasi Ottley

Forever the art student that teaches.

Dude. U made my day!
Yannick Le Guillou

Creative Director