Creating and adjusting shadows


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Creating and adjusting shadows

Since there's a lot of control of the lighting in Motion, it makes sense that there are many options to adjusting how shadows are created and received within objects within Motion. So if we select our Point Light here in our composition, you'll notice as I move it around the scene--here let me press Shift+Z to zoom in here a little bit. You'll notice as I move around the scene that I'm adjusting my light, but there are no shadows in the scene.

See, in order to create a shadow in Motion, you need to create a shadow first from the light that you add to the scene. So I'll select the Point Light and in the Inspector, if you go to the Properties section, there's nothing. You need to go to the Lights section. In here are my Light Controls, and at the bottom I have an option for Shadows. So enable shadows by clicking this box on the left-hand side here, and shadows will be created in the scene. As you can see, here they are, and if you move over to the right side of this b...

Creating and adjusting shadows
Video duration: 4m 3s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Creating and adjusting shadows provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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