Explore the primary considerations for using transitions and animations when designing a presentation, including things to avoid so that your presentation looks professional.
Transitions are generally the name for the animation … or effect that goes between slides … and animations normally refer to things that are on slides … but you could use those things interchangeably … because so many things like the morph effect … in powerpoint and magic move in Apple's Keynote … they really are a hybrid between animation and transition. … Like many things in life, there are good transitions … and there are perhaps not so good transitions. … I think they're fairly easy to spot, but let's just try … a few out and see if your tasteometer kicks in. … So here comes the first one. … It's like a set of blinds sliding. … I could see where I might use that if I was presenting my … holiday slides to my family for example. … By the way I don't really make powerpoints or presentations … about my holiday slides, even if my brother thinks I do … but there you go, that's another story. … This one's a straight forward thing where the image appears … through the center of a growing hole just there. …
- Outlining your topic
- Creating a storyboard
- Developing your design ideas with moodboards
- Exploring slide typography
- Using colors, words, and images effectively
- Using charts and graphs
- Effectively using animations and transitions
- Beyond the presentation
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Graphic Design: Presentationswith John McWade51m 29s Beginner
Creating Infographics with Illustratorwith Tony Harmer3h 6m Intermediate
Presentation software2m 12s
1. Developing Your Ideas
2. Design Essentials
3. Charts, Graphs, and Tables
4. Transitions and Animations
Using animation1m 45s
5. Finishing Touches
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