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Tutorial 111: Wood Grain and Visualizers

Joe Clay | Feb 23, 2018

This week was kind of a tough one for me, since I ended up being way busier than I expected. So I took on a simpler tutorial I was asked about, but I couldn't leave it without adding to it. So we start off talking about wood grain and end up building a visualizer effect. We use Red Giant's Trapcode SoundKeys to accomplish this effect, though you can get there in a more difficult route with less customization using our Tutorial 70: Pump up the Jam. We'd definitely recommend the SoundKeys route.

There's a lot of associated expressions involved as well, so instead of listing them all here, I've made the project file available.

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Feel free to download the project file that you can use in your own projects!