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  • How get “cymatics” render like Chladni Plate

    Posted by Julien Vega on February 3, 2023 at 2:15 pm


    I would like to get a cymatic (chladni plate, experiment sound) effect on After Effects.
    You can see an example here :

    I tried with Particular but I don’t get this “sand” effect, do you have advices / ideas to get this render please ?

    Thank you and have a nice day

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    Julien Vega replied 1 year, 1 month ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Graham Quince

    February 8, 2023 at 4:13 pm

    I think I would use a shape layer with a path on it. I’d then keyframe the path to change shape.

    Then I’d use either CC Ball Action or Scatterize to make the paths look like sand.

  • Julien Vega

    February 28, 2023 at 1:44 pm

    Thank you for your help I will try this 🙂

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