Warp Speed 3D in Motion is a tutorial that will help you turn any video, photo, illustration or graphic into compelling 3D visuals. If you’re an illustrator or work with vector artwork, you’re going to love how Motion allows you to work in the highest resolution possible.
Make Your Photos Come Alive
A popular effect is creating a faux 3D look from photos. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to break apart a photo into layers then animate them. Along the way, you’ll learn efficient techniques, like how to copy masks rather than having to recreate them for each layer.
Cut Between Cameras in a Scene
Presenting web pages in a video is often a flat 2D presentation (aka, boring). Using Motion and a couple of 3D scene cameras, you can animate a web page in some highly engaging ways that will impress your clients.
Play Ring Around the Rosey
This tutorial makes 3D approachable and fun to use. We show you how to get things done quickly without bogging you down with needless information. One incredibly fun use of 3D is to animate a text around a static object in your videos.
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
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.
This fun tutorial shows you how to animate text in a way that imbues it with emotion. Often called Kinetic Typography when combined with the spoken word, takes on a dimension of performance that underscores conflict or character.