How to Create and Adjust Shapes in Motion 5


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Creating and adjusting shapes

If you've already gone through the first chapter about creating shapes, some of this may be a little bit of a review, but I am going to show you some different ways that you can stylize the shapes and different ways to create some custom shapes as well. To get started, let's look at our scene here. If you press F5, you will notice we have our background video layer and then we have this graphic build that's built over top of it, and both of those layers are locked off, so we can't mess with them, and we're going to add any new shapes to this new group layer.

Let's go ahead and rename this group layer Shapes. Now with that set, let's go down to the toolbar and click and hold on the Rectangle tool, and notice I can create rectangles, circles, or lines. I want to create a circle. Let's go ahead and choose Circle there. Now if you go up to View and enable the grid, what you can do is figure out exactly where the center of the composition is. See, I like using th...

Creating and adjusting shapes
Video duration: 10m 7s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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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 5 Essential Training

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