Video tutorial: Make colour adjustments using After Effects’ Channel Mixer

Changing the colour of your footage can be tricky if the light and dark values are particularly dissimilar. A challenge that I recently faced was to make the toys in a film switch colours, despite the blue being much darker than the pink.

The Channel Mixer in After Effects is a tool for creating drastic and creative colour adjustments, and here I’ll show you how. There is no specific formula, but the more familiar you become with the program’s tools, you’ll realise that there is always a solution.

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