Creating particle systems


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Creating particle systems

With Motion's real-time playback engine, creating particle systems can actually be a really fun experience. So if you're unfamiliar with particle systems, let's go ahead and build one so you can understand what I'm talking about. Now open the Layers panel if it's not already open, and I want you to look at this background, I just input a still as reference for our particle system. See, most of time as you build particle systems it can be rather processor intensive. A lot of times I'll just export a still referenced for my background, so I can make sure that colors and everything are matching, and then I can import my animated Motion particles into my finish animated comp once I have things set up.

To get started with our system, let's select our background layer, lock it off, and just create a new layer that we can put our particles in. Now if you go to the Library, under Particle Emitters you can see there are all kinds of presets, so just see you get a feel f...

Creating particle systems
Video duration: 5m 49s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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

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