Trippy Kaleidoscopic Effect – After Effects Tutorial (CC Kaleida)

Today we breakdown a trippy kaleidoscopic effect from a music / lyric video I did for Yellow Dog Conspiracy.


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This effect comes stock in Adobe After Effects and in this tutorial we will explore how it can be used to create trippy psychedelic effects.
This After Effects Tutorial on CC Kalaida is intermediate so if you feel stuck or confused I recommend watching the After Effects Basic Tutorial Series to brush up on a few things that I am most likely speeding through in this breakdown.

Sony a7s
Sony a7s II
Sony 24-70mm
Sony 55mm
Tamron 70-200mm
Tamron 15-30mm

Edited in Premiere CC


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Yugen Dommy says:

These effects are dope! Great video, keep it up

Kriscoart says:

What are some hidden tricks or effects in After effects that You use to create Trippy Effects?

MotionHub says:

This was great! Simple to follow with great results. Thanks for your time

Salah S D N says:


fedor3000 says:

the most impressive thing about the hands kaleidoskopes is not only the technique u used, but also the wonderful composition concerning position, contrasts and other visual aspects

Domenico Munno says:

Ton of useful content. Thank you very much for this!

RivaChen says:

OMG see the footage from the beginning just blown my mind, pls make more video about breakdown those visual effect, I LOVE YOUR VIDEO SO MUCH

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