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Motion 2 Essential Training

with Larry Jordan

Video: Welcome

Secrets and shortcuts used by pros to do everything from dissecting and customizing the interface to creating keyframes and shapes.
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  1. 3m 0s
    1. Welcome
    2. Introduction to Motion 2
      2m 30s
  2. 25m 31s
    1. The Motion interface
      7m 39s
    2. Guides, grids, and rulers
      6m 26s
    3. Zooming
      6m 12s
    4. Motion tools
      5m 14s
  3. 1h 13m
    1. Creating a new project
      10m 19s
    2. Creating stationary text
      6m 43s
    3. Saving text styles
      4m 14s
    4. Placing a graphic
      10m 40s
    5. Making text move
      24m 24s
    6. Using Generators pt. 1
      4m 27s
    7. Using Generators pt. 2
      6m 18s
    8. Using Generators pt. 3
      6m 54s
  4. 1h 7m
    1. Using the Project pane
      10m 19s
    2. Creating shapes
      10m 53s
    3. Creating keyframes
      12m 55s
    4. Using the Timing pane
      13m 58s
    5. Creating complex text effects
      19m 42s
  5. 7m 42s
    1. Using Blend modes
      7m 42s
  6. 1h 36m
    1. Creating chroma keys pt. 1
      9m 15s
    2. Creating chroma keys pt. 2
      9m 23s
    3. Creating chroma keys pt. 3
      2m 51s
    4. Particles pt. 1
      12m 39s
    5. Particles pt. 2
      15m 38s
    6. Replicators pt. 1
      6m 30s
    7. Replicators pt. 2
      9m 7s
    8. Replicators pt. 3
      6m 34s
    9. Replicators pt. 4
      3m 26s
    10. Replicators pt. 5
      3m 2s
    11. Using the Sequence Replicator
      7m 31s
    12. Changing parameter behaviors
      10m 55s
  7. 12m 6s
    1. Audio overview
      12m 6s
  8. 8m 52s
    1. Editing longer projects
      8m 52s
  9. 10m 37s
    1. Using Motion templates
      10m 37s
  10. 9m 47s
    1. Roundtripping between Motion and LiveType
      4m 18s
    2. Roundtripping between Motion and DVD Studio Pro
      2m 48s
    3. Roundtripping between Motion and Final Cut Pro
      2m 41s
  11. 3m 36s
    1. Secrets and shortcuts
      3m 2s
    2. Goodbye

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Motion 2 Essential Training
Video Duration: 0s 5h 19m Beginner


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Motion 2 Essential Training is designed for digital video editors who need to create commercials, titling, lower thirds, music videos, and other features that require moving graphics. Expert instructor Larry Jordan explains how to best use Motion 2 to fit the objectives of any project. He describes in detail the secrets and shortcuts used by pros to do everything from dissecting and customizing the Motion 2.0 interface to creating keyframes and shapes. The training also covers the process of combining still images, movies, and visual effects from scratch or using one of Motion 2's many templates. Exercise files accompany this tutorial, allowing viewers to follow along and learn at their own pace.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the interface
  • Creating stationary and moving text
  • Using Generators
  • Using the Project pane
  • Creating shapes
  • Creating keyframes
  • Using Blend modes
  • Making chroma keys
  • Using Motion templates
  • Roundtripping between Motion and other applications


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