Creating and adjusting shapes


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Creating and adjusting shapes

In Motion there are some pretty powerful tools you can use to create different shapes and lines. In this video, we're going to create some basic shapes that we can use to create some DVD menu buttons and then as we continue we're also going to create an Illustrator style bird so you can see some of the more advanced functions of the different tools. Let's get started with some basic shape tools. Go up to the Create buttons and if you click and hold on the Rectangle tool, you'll notice you can not only create rectangles, but ellipses and circles as well as lines. Let's just choose Rectangle for now, so go ahead and click on that and just click-and-drag in your canvas.

If you hold down Shift as you drag, it will make a perfect square and since I want to make a rectangle, I'll just let it go. And now we've just created our first shape in Motion. Let's go ahead and grab the Select tool and take a look at what we have got. Press F7 to open up the HUD and you notic...

Creating and adjusting shapes
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Creating and adjusting shapes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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