Create an Aurora (Northern Lights) in After Effects (Download Project)

How to Create an Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in After Effects with Particular or built-in plugins.

I wanted to make realistic auroras in After Effects for one of my projects. In this video (coming soon) I focus on how to create an aurora with After Effects alone, and I also show how to make an aurora with Particular. I think the aurora effect looks great. It is fully animated, or can be exported as a still image. You can download the project file for use with your own work, or use it to learn how the Aurora (Northern Lights) was made in After Effects.


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Includes the After Effects CC 2015 project file shown here.

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