Animated Grain shading in After Effects tutorial – Noise and textured gradients

A tutorial on animated grain shading, noisy and textured gradients in After Effects.
I break down 2 methods that I’ve used in commercial motion design projects to achieve different grain shading looks.

►Please add some animated grain to an animation of yours and tag me on Instagram @ben_marriott_ so I can see what awesome things you create and share them on my Instagram stories.
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How I didn’t think to screen-record at full screen is beyond me. Now at least you can see file path spoilers. o_O

►Download the Project file and grain brushes here:

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Massive thanks to madmomentsgo for providing that amazing music for my intro!
check out his other brilliant work here:

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