Generating a background


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Generating a background

So the point of this video is to think about how to use your generators creatively. We are going to create some silk and we will start with our generators. Go to the Library tab, and head down to Generators, and the one we are going to use is Cellular. Drag that and drop it right down on your canvas, making sure your snapping's on. Hit N if you don't see these yellow snapping guides, and with that in your canvas, hit the spacebar. And you'll see it looks sort of like marching ants around the screen. Now to use this, by all means you can feel free to use this in your projects, but like I said, this going to be creative use of your Generator, so let's create. Stop playback for a second and go to your Generators controls, click on the Height, and adjust it down to around 25.

And now what we are going to do is, distort this and stretch it back out. So grab this center handle here and drag it back up and hold down Option as you are dragging it, and you'll see it is starting to ...

Generating a background
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Generating a background provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 3 Essential Training

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