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Apple Pro Training Series: Motion

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Apple Pro Training Series: Motion


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  • Copyright 2005
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-27826-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-27826-5

This Apple-authorized guide to Motion lifts the curtain on Apple's revolutionary new software for motion graphics design. A comprehensive book-DVD combo, it starts with motion graphics fundamentals and takes you step by step all the way through Motion's powerful advanced features, delivering comprehensive training-the equivalent of a three-day course-in one project-based book. Professional, hands-on projects help you learn as you go. All the files you need are on the DVD. Readers will harness the magic of Motion's Real-Time Design engine, behavior-based animation, and remarkable gesture-driven workflow using a graphics tablet. Topics covered include particle dynamics and behaviors, multi-layer composites using transfer modes, keying and compositing bluescreen elements, stylized title animation, and DVD motion menus, plus dozens of visual effects techniques using filters and transformations, and much more. Whether you're just entering the motion graphics field or are already an accomplished designer, this book will have you working in Motion in record time.

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Lesson 1     A Tour ofMotion
Lesson 2     Using Generators
Lesson 3     Working with Layers and Objects
Lesson 4     Using Templates
Lesson 5     Particles and Parameter Behaviors
Lesson 6     Advanced Particle Design
Lesson 7     Using Blend Modes
Lesson 8     Drawing Gestures
Lesson 9     Keying
Lesson 10    Nonlinear Editing
Lesson 11    Audio and Markers
Lesson 12    Keyframing
Lesson 13    Creating Text Effects
Lesson 14    Integrating Apple Pro Applications
Appendix A     Motion for After Effects Users
Appendix B     Round-Trip Production


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This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete

Goal: Discover the new features of Motion 2 Unravel the mysteries of float space Work with the Replicator Understand the new keyframing methodology


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