Motion Learning Path 2017-07-25T12:01:52+00:00

Learn to Create Motion Graphics, Titles, Transitions, & Effects

We’ve created a series of tutorials that form a learning path that takes you from a beginning level Motion user to a professional level motion graphics artist in Motion 5. Build your own projects with included project media to practice and improve the skills you need as a Motion 5 graphics artist.

Beginner:
Created for users with no previous Motion graphic experience.

Intermediate:
Essential techniques from professional instructors.

Workflow Specific:
Real-world problems explained with easy-to-follow workflows.

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Beginning Tutorials for Motion 5

Beginner

Getting Started in Motion 5.3 with Mark Spencer

New to Motion? This is where you begin. Our foundational course sets the groundwork for creating eye-catching motion graphics, titles and effects in 21 easy-to-follow lessons. Includes project media. More Info

$59.00 Add to cart

Beginner

Warp Speed Motion 5.3 for FCP X Editors with Mark Spencer

Quickly and easily create professional titles, transitions, visual effects in Motion 5.3 with a minimal investment of time. More Info

$69.00 Add to cart

Essential Tutorials for Motion 5

Intermediate

Creating Particle Effects in Motion 5.3 with Mark Spencer New Release

Take control of Motion’s powerful particle engine to create just about anything you can imagine. Simulate smoke, fire, snow, explosions, dust, and other visual effects. More Info

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Intermediate

Creating 3D Titles in Motion with Mark Spencer

Place 3D text into scenes that include realistic environments, lighting and shadows. Create your own unique style with custom textures, layers and finishes. More Info

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Intermediate

Shapes, Paint Strokes and Masks with Mark Spencer

Discover how versatile shapes are as you create and animate paint strokes; mask and track a moving subject; morph one shape into another; animate shapes using behaviors and much more! More Info

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Intermediate

Replicators in Motion 5 with Mark Spencer

Learn Motion’s secret weapon and master the use of Motion’s Replicators to quickly build graphical elements for titles, logos, animated backgrounds and other visual effects. More Info

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Intermediate

Using the 3D Camera in Motion 5 with Mark Spencer

Jump into the director’s chair as you set up 3D projects, then frame, sweep, dolly and create fluid camera movement throughout your scenes. Learn how to control the camera’s angle of view and focal plane to create cinematic depth of field effects. More Info

$49.00 Add to cart

Intermediate

Text in Motion 5 with Mark Spencer

Our definitive video tutorial on creating, styling and animating 2D text in Motion. Learn how to format, animate, distort and randomize your text and even turn text into particles. More Info

$29.00 Add to cart

Advanced Workflow Focused Tutorials for Motion

Workflow Specific

Kinetic Typography in Motion 5.3 with Steve Martin

This popular style of motion graphics combines animated text with the spoken word in such a way that it evokes a particular emotion or an idea. This tutorial will teach you how to animate text in a way that is both creative and fun. More Info

$39.00 Add to cart

Workflow Specific

Warp Speed 3D in Motion 5.3 with Mark Spencer

Warp Speed 3D in Motion is a project-driven tutorial that will get you up to speed quickly using Motion’s 3D toolset to create dynamic 3D animations to engage your viewers. More Info

$69.00 Add to cart

Workflow Specific

Rigging and Publishing in Motion 5 with Mark Spencer

Learn how to create custom titles, effects, transitions and generators in Motion 5, then publish them for use in Final Cut Pro X. More Info

$49.00 Add to cart

Workflow Specific

Creating Action End Title in Motion 5 with Mark Spencer

Mark Spencer will show you how to give your titles the Tarantino treatment. Learn how to create highly stylized, gritty title sequences for your films, commercials or music videos.  This tutorial assumes you are comfortable in Motion. More Info

$29.00 Add to cart

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