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Ink bleeds on paper texture
Lens flare element for Ink Bleeds & Blots

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Make  Custom Ink Bleeds & Blots - After Effects
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What is it?

Ink Bleeds & Blots allows you to create custom ink or watercolor effects in Adobe After Effects. These effects can imitate ink spreading on wet paper, drops in water, and even Rorschach (inkblot) tests.

The ink effects are all done procedurally (in After Effects), so they are completely customizable. Convenient slider controls on a "Control Layer" allow you to easily change the colors, shape, softness, location, texture, and more. Control where your ink bleeds simply by editing the shape's path. It's flexible, fun to use, and you'll be returning to it for many projects to come!

Create custom ink bleeds and watercolor effects for your videos!

Rorschach ink blot effect made in Adobe After Effects with the "Ink Bleeds & Blots" template
Colorful spreading ink bleeds on paper effect, made in After Effects
Bleeding ink effects made in Adobe AE
Lens flare and ink bleed FX

Need to Know

  • This template is compatible with Adobe After Effects , version CS5 and all later versions. Works on both PCs and Macs. No plugins required.

  • Comps are HD 1920x1080, but any resolution will work. just change the size of the comp and solid layers.

  • Footage and music in demo video not included. 

  • This template has been "universalized", so it will work in After Effects running in any language.

The Ink Bleeds & Blots template is not a plugin, so there is nothing to install. Rather, it's an Adobe After Effects project file, commonly known as a "template" because most of the work is already done and the user needs only to make their own customizations. This template is compatible with version CS5 as well as all later versions of After Effects.

Ink Bleeds & Blots contains copyrighted intellectual property. The animations you create with this product are 100% yours and can be used for commercial purposes, but the sharing or online posting of project files with or for anyone other than a client is prohibited. See the Terms and Conditions for more details.

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Ink bleed texture like a dark cloud, made with "Ink Bleeds & Blots" template for After Effects

Even an After Effects novice will have no problem creating custom ink bleeds!

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The "Ink Bleeds & Blots" and over 40 other unique art effects are included in the "Creation Art Effects" template.

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