Learn one method for creating a shine lighting effect. Author Heather Ackmann demonstrates how to use the Merge Shapes feature in combination with other shapes.
- [Instructor] To follow along with this exercise,…you can open up the PowerPoint file Create the text layers.…And I hope you do,…because this is an especially fun activity.…At least I think so.…If you've been watching the course…in its entirety up to this point,…you've probably been noticing a theme here.…At least I hope you have.…Most of the little animation tricks are possible…only in combination with shapes…covering up what is happening behind the scenes.…And this slide is no different.…
In fact, if I zoom out here it's going to reveal something.…It's going to reveal this gradient right here.…So let me drag this shape off…and you can see a little bit more…about how this slide is created.…We have this shape and it's got this little hole.…In fact, all of these little holes, this text,…was created by another text box…that was kind of cut through this rectangle shape.…
And we're going to be doing that in just a moment.…Then we have another rectangle shape…which is actually a gradient that has light grey,…a transparent section,…
Heather begins with a primer on PowerPoint animation, helping you understand when—and when not—to incorporate animations into a presentation. She then goes into the building blocks of animating in PowerPoint: layering objects, working with background images, animating text, playing with lighting effects, and zooming with style. She shows how to animate with transitions, and walks viewers through the creation of three sample projects: a spinning globe animation, an animated timeline, and a flip-book. Heather wraps up by showing you how to put the finishing touches on a presentation by animating to music, automating playback, and exporting your PowerPoint file as a video.
- Determining when to use animation
- Creating and formatting shapes
- Applying motion paths
- Adjusting the z-order
- Adding and formatting x-ray shapes
- Animating by word
- Animating and arranging layers
- Animating with transitions
- Timing animations to music
- Exporting as a video
Skill Level Intermediate
PowerPoint 2016: Audio and Video In Depthwith Garrick Chow2h 12m Intermediate
1. Understand PowerPoint Animation
2. Layer Objects for Animation
3. X-Ray Vision with Background Images
4. Kinetic Typography
5. Make Text Shine
6. Expert Zooming
Zoom with style7m 20s
7. Animate with Transitions
8. Create a Timeline
9. Use Flip-Book Animations
10. Put It All Together
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