The design for a client’s evening gala included a starry night with some brushed type, but they didn’t feel like that was enough. So I started to mess around with some different effects on the stars in After Effects to make the design come to life. I tried a few options that had a cartoon-style animation on the stars to accentuate the motion and shine, but that didn’t really fit the brand. So I used a turbulent noise to create a twinkle that mirrors the twinkle of stars when you’re under a real night sky. A fun little experiment.