Using shape behaviors


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Using shape behaviors

We're going to build kind of a kaleidoscope, funky animation using shapes and shape behaviors. Now when you want to create something that looks pretty complex, all you have to do is start with a simple object, begin the animation, and then just start layering. So as you can see in our scene here, we have our background video, our background texture of circles, and a kind of diamond shape, which is just a square turned on its axis. Now, to begin the animation, I just want to use some behaviors from the Library.

So in the Behaviors section of the Library, go to the Shape area, and the one thing that I want to do is oscillate the shape. This is what's going to start the animation for our kind of kaleidoscope effect. So to apply that, since the shape is already selected, just click the Apply button. If I press the spacebar, we can get a preview of the animation. Notice with the shape selected, I'm still seeing the bounding box, but I am getting a pretty good preview of the animati...

Using shape behaviors
Video duration: 7m 40s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Using shape behaviors provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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