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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Applying a Glow filter to a layer

For those of you from Final Cut X, applying effects to your projects is probably second nature but many of you may not realize that the vast majority of the effects in the Media Browser come directly from Motion. At any time, if you Ctrl +click or right-click these effects, you would see an option to open a copy of it in Motion, as shown in the following screenshot:

Applying a Glow filter to a layer

Let's see how easy it is to add a filter to a clip in Motion.

How to do it...

  1. From this chapter's project folder, double-click and open the 02_03 project.. The project consists of an Aqua Ball from Motion's Content library. It has been scaled up in size. ...

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