Neon Lines in After Effects - No Plugins

Here’s an after effects tutorial on how to create ‘Neon Lines’’ in After Effects without using any plugins.

Neon effects add a great way to enhance the look and feel of your videos, commercials, promotions, events, social media uploads, etc. Neon effects, in general, make any video attractive by adding a sense of funkiness and cheerfulness.

This tutorial aims at teaching you the way by which you can create neon lines that you guys can use to create animated backgrounds or other cool animations.

This After Effects tutorial will help you explore the effects like CC Star Burst, CC Light Burst 2.5 and CC Flo Motion that comes pre-installed with after effects.

Like always this after effects tutorial is available on YouTube with free access, detailed, simple and easy to follow up guidance.


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Q. What is ‘CC Star Burst Effect’ in After Effects?

CC Star Burst is one of the pre-installed plugins inside of after effects. CC Start Burst effect falls into the category of Simulation effects in after effects. Simulation effects basically provide presets that can be used for bringing in effects using some concepts of physics. CC Star Burst isn’t the only Simulation effect, CC Mr. Mercury effect, CC Particle Systems II effect, CC Particle World effect, CC Pixel Polly effect, CC Rainfall effect, CC Scatterize effect, etc are also there. Several of the simulation effects have common controls.

Q. What is ‘CC Light Burst 2.5 Effect’ in After Effects?

CC Light Burst is also one of the pre-installed plugins inside of after effects. CC Light Burst 2.5 effect falls into the category of Generate effects in after effects. Well, generate effects have a pretty large variety of presets that can be used to add unique creative twists and it can also come in handy while creating motion graphics and VFX projects.

Q. What is ‘CC-Flo Motion Effect’ in After Effects?

CC Flo Motion is also one of the pre-installed plugins inside of after effects. CC Flo motion effect falls into the category of Distort effects in after effects.

After Effects includes a vast array of Distort effects, both native and third-party plug-in, for distorting (morphing) an image. The Warp effects include the ability to correct or stabilize images with Rolling Shutter distortion.

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