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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Customizing a Motion Path

The Motion Path behavior is very versatile. It creates a path for an object to travel along and is customizable.

How to do it...

  1. Let's launch Motion and create a new Motion project with a Preset of Broadcast 1080p. Set Duration to 6 seconds.
  2. Press the Command + 2 shortcut to go to the Library. Go to Particle Emitters and select the Pulsing Laser Star as shown in the following screenshot. Click on Apply.
    How to do it...
  3. Press the Space bar to play back your project. It's a simple star that twinkles in the middle of your Canvas. We're going to make it travel along a path. Click the gear icon on the bottom-right corner of the Canvas and choose ...

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