Stylizing Color with the Colorado Effect in After Effects

There’s a really dynamic tool in Adobe After Effects called Colorama and in this course I’ll show you how it works.  If you like the gradient map effect in Photoshop, you’re really going to like Colorama, which maps the gradient to a circle.  Where this tool really shines is when you put it onto an Adjustment Layer. 

Stylizing Footage: Stylizing Color with the Colorama Effect  

To learn more I've created an exciting new course called Stylizing Footage: Stylizing Color with the Colorama Effects with                                     

Whether you want to fix a problem in post or simply give your video more style, this course will help everyone from motion graphics designers to video editors improve their footage. Rich Harrington uses Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and even Illustrator to correct problems you'd encounter in real-world projects, like lens distortion, camera shake, noise and grain, and overblown exposure. Plus, you'll learn advanced techniques for speeding up or slowing down your video, rotoscoping footage, and using the numerous creative color and texture effects in Photoshop and After Effects. If your footage has ever needed some extra attention, this course is for you.

Topics in this course include: 

  • Reviewing the retoucher's toolbox
  • Stabilizing footage
  • Fixing alignment
  • Retiming footage
  • Removing lens distortion
  • Using rotoscoping to enhance footage
  • Recovering exposure
  • Color grading with Photoshop
  • Converting to black and white
  • Creating a film or painterly look
  • Adding depth of field

You can check out the class here —