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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Changing Shape Style and Width Over Stroke

After you initially format your paint, it's time to look at the stylistic, stroke, and advanced options available to you to create extremely organic paint strokes across the screen.

Getting ready

Open the 06_02 project from the exercise folder for this chapter. This is a version of the project we created in the previous exercise. Play back the project and stop the playhead after the paint stroke has animated onscreen or at the 3 second mark.

How to do it...

  1. Press the F7 key to show the HUD. While we chose a solid line stroke in the last exercise, Motion ships with a ton of pre-set brush strokes. Some of them are pre-animated; others can be animated with the Write On behavior.

    From the Shape Style menu, ...

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