Game Development Reference
Figure 12.1 The Add Grain.aep
Figure 12.2 The default results
of applying the Add Grain
effect, with the zoom
percentage at 200%.
A multitude of properties is available in this effect for fi ne-
tuning the grain it creates. You can change everything here from
the amount of red in the dark bits of grain to how this grain
will animate. You can use these properties to create grain that
matches other objects in the comp. There are so many options
to customize the added grain here that they don't all fi t on my
screen at once! (Fig. 12.3).
One of the best shortcuts to be had with this effect is the
Preset drop down at the top of the effect. Note that this is not the
Animation Presets drop down, which is above the Preset drop