Adobe After Effects CC 2023: How To Create Textures Using Fractal Noise + Emboss

This tutorial will show you how to create fast and easy textures such as canvas in Adobe After Effects CC 2023 using Fractal Noise & Emboss Effects.

Fractal Noise Settings Used in Tutorial:
Noise Type: Block
Contrast: 100
Brightness: 0
Complexity: 6
Sub Influence (%): 150
Sub Scaling: 50

00:00  Intro: About This Tutorial
00:27  Stock Canvas Texture vs. AE Texture
00:54 Create New Composition
01:12  Add New Solid (Color Control)
01:31  Add New Adjustment Layer
01:47  Add Fractal Noise + Emboss (Effects & Presets)
02:10  Customize Fractal Noise Settings
02:33  Change Blend Mode to Overlay
02:49  Animate Fractal Noise
03:12  How To Change Colors

Software Used:
Adobe After Effects CC 2023 (Click To Try or Buy)

  1. How To Create Canvas/Wall Textures From Scratch in Adobe After Effects CC 2023:

    1. Create a New Composition
    2. Add a New Solid Layer For Color (make it Comp Size)
    3. Add a New Adjustment Layer
    4. Go to Effects & Presets Panel
    5. Search for ‘Fractal Noise’
    6. Drag ‘Fractal Noise’ on Adjustment Layer
    7. Go back to Effects & Presets Panel
    8. Search for ‘Emboss’
    9. Drag ‘Emboss’ on Adjustment Layer
    10. Customize Settings in ‘Effect Controls’ (see above for settings used in tutorial)

    How To Animate Fractal Noise:

    1. Option or Alt + Click on ‘Evolution’
    2. Enter time*250
    3. Tap Spacebar to Preview

    How To Change Color

    1. Go to Solid Layer and Select
    2. Go to Layer Menu
    3. Select ‘Solid Settings’
    4. Click on Color Swatch
    5. Change Color
    6. Click ‘OK”