This tutorial is for anyone wishing to learn and understand color theory, and then apply those skills to editing color within Final Cut Pro X. This tutorial assumes basic familiarity with Final Cut Pro X’s editing interface; working with Libraries and Events and how to construct a basic edit in the Project Timeline. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro X should purchase Final Cut Pro X Core Training before working through this tutorial. Final Cut Pro X can be purchased directly from Apple.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.2 and above.
Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Project Media: The tutorial includes media files for following along in Final Cut Pro X.
Mark Spencer is a bay-area based producer, editor, teacher and writer. Mark is also an Apple-certified instructor for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 and the author or coauthor of 5 books on Motion, including the Apple Pro Training Series Motion 5, all from Peachpit Press.Full Bio
You’ll discover how versatile shapes are, as you create and animate paint strokes; mask a moving subject and then track it; morph one shape into another; animate shapes using an audio parameter behavior and much more!
Designed as a companion tutorial to our best-selling Warp Speed Editing in Final Cut Pro X, you’ll learn how to quickly create effects and dynamic visuals to enhance your story while creating maximum viewer impact.