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Monday, December 05, 2011

How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners
In Motion 5 Essential Training, author Ian Robinson shows how to create stunning motion graphics and animations for video production. Topics include: Getting started with Motion and setting essential preferences; Building custom presets to create a slideshow; Keyframing animation; Creating credit rolls; Adding reflections; Controlling and animating cameras; Creating depth of field in a composition; Adjusting audio; Exporting, sharing, and archiving a project. Below, you will find a video introduction to this excellent course, as well as some free video samples from this 8-hour Motion 5 training title. If you want to access the entire course, become a lynda.com member today or sign up for a FREE 7-day trial.

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Navigating the interface - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Working with layers and groups - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Adding and adjusting behaviors - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Using the Record button - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Match Move: Transform - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Using the keyer to composite green screen footage - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners

Making adjustments to a particle system - How To Use Motion 5 Video Tutorials - Motion Tutorials For Beginners


Course Information

Training Provider: Lynda.com
Title: Motion 5 Essential Training
Author: Ian Robinson
Duration: 8hrs 40mins
Date of release: 05 August 20011

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Motion 5
Launching Motion for the first time
Navigating the interface
Creating and transforming objects in the Canvas
Controlling the Timing pane
Setting essential preferences
Customizing the keyboard
Using RAM preview and audio controls to get smooth preview playback
Introducing markers and audio

Chapter 2: Adding Assets to a Project
Adding assets to a project
Using the Library
Working with layers and groups
Understanding and using blend modes

Chapter 3: Animating with Behaviors
Adding and adjusting behaviors
Adding multiple behaviors
Trimming and sliding behaviors
Using custom presets to create a slideshow

Chapter 4: Keyframing
Animating manually using keyframes
Using the Record button
Manipulating keyframes with the Keyframe Editor
Combining keyframes and behaviors

Chapter 5: Working with Text
Adding and formatting text
Using text styles
Formatting with the Transform Glyph tool
Animating text
Working with text on a path
Creating credit rolls

Chapter 6: Working with Video Footage
Match Move: Four-corner pin
Match Move: Transform
Retiming footage with behaviors

Chapter 7: Using Filters
Applying and adjusting filters
Applying multiple filters
Timing a style with filters

Chapter 8: Using Masks and Shapes
Creating and adjusting shapes
Using shape behaviors
Creating and adjusting masks
Creating masks with objects

Chapter 9: Keying Green Screen Footage
Using the keyer to composite green screen footage
Refining a key
Using masks to refine a green screen composite
Color-correcting elements to match within a green screen composite

Chapter 10: Using Advanced Creation Tools
Understanding generators
Applying text generators
Creating particle systems
Making adjustments to a particle system
Using particle behaviors
Creating paint strokes
Animating paint strokes
Using the Replicator
Replicating video

Chapter 11: Working in 3D
Viewing a scene in different layouts
Working with lights
Adjusting lighting and reflectivity
Creating and adjusting shadows
Creating replicators in 3D
Creating particles in 3D
Creating text in 3D

Chapter 12: Controlling Cameras
Working with cameras
Creating depth of field in a composition
Using camera behaviors
Create interest with the Focus behavior
Animating cameras with camera framing

Chapter 13: Working with Audio
Adding and adjusting audio
Adding audio markers

Chapter 14: Exporting and Sharing Files
Sharing files
Creating a pre-render
Archiving a project

Chapter 15: Working Smarter with Rigs and Templates
Creating drop zones
Setting up rigs: Slider rigs
Setting up rigs: Pop-up rigs
Making templates for Motion
Making templates for Final Cut Pro
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