Learn to Use Transform Glyph and Motion's Real-Time 3D Tools


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Creating and transforming objects in the Canvas

If you've ever been onstage, you know that where you are on the stage is just as important as what you're performing onstage. So when it comes to creating your projects in Motion, think of the Canvas as a stage. And when it comes to creating and transforming objects, Motion has a couple of different ways to help you move your objects around in both 2D and 3D space. Now in this video we're going to focus primarily on the 2D for now, so to get started let's actually create an object. We can do that right here in the center in the toolbar. And if you click and hold on the Rectangle, you'll see we could create a rectangle, a circle, or a line.

I'll just go ahead and create a rectangle for now. Now if that tool selected when I move my mouse over the Canvas, you'll notice I get the crosshairs. This way I can see precisely where I'm going to be placing my rectangle object. Now in order to create this, I just need to click and drag. If I hold down Shift as I drag,...

Creating and transforming objects in the Canvas
Video duration: 6m 9s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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

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