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Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 5 by Mark Spencer

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Lesson 2. Building a Composite

Lesson Files

Motion5_Book_Files > Lessons > Lesson_02

Media

Motion5_Book_Files > Media > Rockumentary

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Apply blend modes and combine with filters

Import layered Photoshop files

Copy layers and filters

Work with image sequences

Perform Timeline edits

Change preferences

Make clone layers

Transform and add masks to groups

Creating motion graphics involves both compositing and animating. Before diving into animation, it’s useful to have a good grasp of compositing.

To build a composite image, you combine often disparate elements to create a visually striking, integrated look that makes the final result much greater than the sum of its parts.

In this lesson, ...

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