Apple Motion Professional Training series 08- Replicators

Learn the basics of building replicator systems in Apple Motion.

In this lesson learn about replicators, How they work, create a background using simple shapes, and lastly how to animate replicators using the Sequence Replicator behavior.

What are Replicators?
How is a Replicator different than an Emitter?
How to make and work with Replicators
Creating a background using Replicators
Sequence Replicator behavior

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General overview / Getting Started with Motion

In this free tutorial- you will learn a general overview on how Apple Motion works to create a quick animated title. If you have never used Motion, or have done any kind of Motion graphics in the past this lesson is for you.

In this lesson we will cover the following topics:

What IS apple motion?
Why should I use it?
Price comparison to After Effects
Operating system concerns
The Motion 5 Interface
Importing items
The Library
Groups and layers
The Inspector
Adjusting properties
Creating text layers
Duplication
Introduction to behaviors
2D- 3D layers
Arranging items in 3D space
Reflections
Using the throw behavior in 3D space
Using a Fade in Fade out behavior

This is the first in a series of Apple Motion tutorials. If you are looking for more tutorials be sure to subscribe to my channel AV-Ultra, where I have tutorials on Premiere Pro, After Effects, Apple Motion, Final Cut Pro X, Element 3D, Mocha, and many others.

If you are looking for formal training in video production or motion graphics, editing software, I am a technical trainer based in Milwaukee WI, and have classes available. I offer classroom based learned but can also travel to Your location and work with you and your team.

MotionVFX mObject tutorials

A collection of mObject tutorials.

The reality is clients want and expect eye catching 3D graphics nowadays.  In After Effects you are limited to using the raytracer which sucks, using Cineware which can be time consuming, or springing for Element3D.

But what if you dont want to pay a monthly fee to Adobe?

Apple Motion is a one time payment that offers full 3D text out of the box with reflections and shadows.

And if you want to spring for MOTIONVFX mObject, it works very similarly to element 3D!

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