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Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 5

By Mark Spencer

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Oct 12, 2011


 In this best-selling guide to Motion 5, you’ll learn to create sophisticated projects using Motion’s newest features. Master trainer Mark Spencer starts with the fundamentals of motion graphics and quickly moves into compositing, animation, motion graphics design, visual effects design, and the world of 3D. The book is fully revised to take advantage of the software’s new features. Whether you’re just entering the field or are already an accomplished motion graphics pro, this book will have you designing in Motion in record time.
* Includes downloadable lesson and media files
* Focused lessons take you step by step through real-world projects
* Accessible writing style puts expert instructors at your side
* Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast
* Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time
* Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and help you  prepare for the Apple Pro certification exam

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Table of Contents

Getting Started
Motion Fundamentals
Lesson 1 Getting Around in Motion
Lesson 2 Building a Composite

Lesson 3 Creating Animation with Behaviors
Lesson 4 Animating with Keyframes

Motion Graphics Design
Lesson 5 Creating Content with Shapes, Generators, and Paint Strokes
Lesson 6 Creating Text Effects
Lesson 7 Working with Particle Emitters and Replicators
Lesson 8 Using Audio

Visual Effects Design
Lesson 9 Speed Changes and Optical Flow
Lesson 10 Keying and Compositing

An Introduction to Publishing and Rigging
Lesson 11 Publishing Smart Templates for Final Cut Pro X
Lesson 12 Rigging and Publishing Widgets

An Introduction to 3D
Lesson 13 Building a 3D Scene
Lesson 14 Animating Cameras and Using Advanced 3D Features


Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 5

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