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Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 25 VFX - The Michael Bay LookLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 25 VFX - The Michael Bay Look

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe makes sure that all the Motion 4 & 5 users aren't left out when taking a look at mimicking the Michael Bay Film Look! Using only the tools inside of Motion 4 & 5, Kevin shows how combining your footage with some solids and transfer modes, will create a stylized and memorable effect that can be used over and over again!

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Motion Templates 101Motion Templates 101

Motion templates are a great feature that can get you great results in no time. This video tutorial from CreativeCOW leader, Stephen Smith will go over the fundamentals so working with templates is easy.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Stephen Smith
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 21 Image Masking Part 1Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 21 Image Masking Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses the basics of Image Masking inside of Motion 5. Image Masking is how you will utilize Matte Keys inside of Motion 5, and this lesson will not only show you how to quickly and easily matte key video footage, but will also show you how to start building complex composites lightning quick!

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 20 Motion Loves FCPX: TitlesLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 20 Motion Loves FCPX: Titles

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how easy it is to start integrating Motion 5 with FCPX, and he starts by showing you how to create a simple lower third. The lower third is simple to create, but the technique behind the editing of the text, and color changing of the lower third, shows you the true power of Motion 5, and why, if you're an FCPX editor, you NEED Motion 5 as your graphics application of choice.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Motion Quick Tip - Custom Titles for FCP XMotion Quick Tip - Custom Titles for FCP X

In this tutorial, Andy Neil shows how to create a custom designed lower third for Final Cut Pro X.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Creating Customized Motion TemplatesCreating Customized Motion Templates

If you thought the pre-built templates that came with Motion were cool, how about building your own? This Apple Motion video tutorial by CreativeCow.net Contributing Editor Stephen Smith will show you what you need to know to create your own custom Motion templates.

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Stephen Smith
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 22 Image Masking Part 2Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 22 Image Masking Part 2

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe builds on what was covered in the previous lesson by talking about not only adding effects to your matte keys, but also how to think outside the box and "attach" footage to your mattes, and manipulate them, however your client needs you to.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 23 Keyboard ShortcutsLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 23 Keyboard Shortcuts

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about your Keyboard Settings and takes a first part look at Preferences. It's important to understand both, and why it might not always be a good idea to go in and make extensive changes to either, especially if you're a freelancer.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Kinetic Typography in Apple MotionKinetic Typography in Apple Motion

In this Apple Motion video tutorial, CreativeCOW.net contributing editor Stephen Smith shows you how to get your text noticed. This tutorial shows you the ins and outs of kinetic typography, otherwise known as moving text. Plus, Stephen will take you beyond just learning how to use Motion and show you key text characteristics.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Stephen Smith
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 24 Preferences Part TWOLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 24 Preferences Part TWO

In part two of his look at Preferences, Kevin P McAuliffe breaks down some of the most important preferences like Autosave Vaults and even sub-frame keyframing to make sure that you have a good foundation to work at your most optimal pace.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Creating a HologramCreating a Hologram

Looking to create your own holographic effect? Let CreativeCOW.net Contributing Editor Stephen Smith show you how. This Apple Motion video tutorial will teach you what you need to know to create a hologram effect.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Stephen Smith
Apple Motion
Draw On TextDraw On Text

In this Apple Motion video tutorial, Andy Neil gives a quick tip on how to animate your text as if it's being drawn with a pen.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 1 - Project Browser Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 1 - Project Browser

In this first lesson in a new series on Apple's Motion 5, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to set up your Motion 5 project properly, so your projects parameters match the main clip you will be working with. This step of your compositing is critical, as a misstep here, will lead to disaster down the road.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 17 Text Part 4: Scrolling TextLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 17 Text Part 4: Scrolling Text

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer's e-mail about creating scrolling credits, and Kevin not only shows you three different ways to create credit scrolls, but also shows you why Behaviors are still the ONLY way you should be animating.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Motion INs and OUTs - Looping GraphicsMotion INs and OUTs - Looping Graphics

In this tutorial, Andy shows how to create a seamless looping background for your editing needs and how to publish it to FCP X for ease of use.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Motion INs and OUTs - Advanced Keyframing TechniquesMotion INs and OUTs - Advanced Keyframing Techniques

In this tutorial, Andy shows some clever ways to duplicate and adjust the timing of keyframed animations as well as highlight common pitfalls. He also show a number of techniques to make keyframing in Motion a little easier. A sample project is provided for download to follow along with the tutorial.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Motion Quick Tip - Creating Effects for FCP XMotion Quick Tip - Creating Effects for FCP X

Learn how to create your own effects for Final Cut Pro X with this primer on Effects publishing for Motion 5. (This tutorial works only with Motion 5 and Final Cut Pro X. Will not work with earlier versions of Motion or Final Cut.)

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Painting with Apple MotionPainting with Apple Motion

Painting in Final Cut can be a lot of fun without the mess. This tutorial by Contributing Editor Stephen Smith showcases the new paint feature of Apple Motion. Learn how it can be used to create a brush stroke across your video. So enjoy the great tips in this video tutorial, Painting with Motion.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Stephen Smith
Apple Motion
Making 3D TextMaking 3D Text

When Motion3 was released and after the initial excitement had died down, it became obvious that there were a few features that hadn't made the release. One of the first to be highlighted by the many forum posts was the lack of 3D text. In this short tutorial, CreativeCOW leader, Peter Wiggins gives you some help in building 3D text in Motion.

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Peter Wiggins
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 6 - The Canvas Part 1Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 6 - The Canvas Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the canvas, and all the drop down menus you find along the top of the window. Understanding these drop downs, and the parameters inside will not only give you a better understanding of the application, but it will speed up your overall workflow as well.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Motion INs and OUTs - Replicators Part ONEMotion INs and OUTs - Replicators Part ONE

In this two-part tutorial, Andy demonstrates how to create a graphic using the replicator feature and then animate the individual pieces.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Motion INs and OUTs - Replicators Part TWOMotion INs and OUTs - Replicators Part TWO

In part two of this two-part tutorial, Andy shows how to animate the individual pieces of a replicator by using the sequence replicator behavior. A downloadable version of the project he uses can be found below.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Exploding Text in Apple Motion - Part 1Exploding Text in Apple Motion - Part 1

In this Motion tutorial, Andy Neil will show how to create text that you can explode into a thousand bits. This is the first of a two part Motion quick tip series.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Andy Neil
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 3 - The Layers TabLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 3 - The Layers Tab

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the layers tab, but more specifically he talks about groups, which is how you will organize and animated your elements inside of Motion 5. Thinking through how you do things before you get started is exceptionally important, and Kevin walks you though creating a simple animation, and how thinking it through with groups will save you a ton of time.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
Apple Motion
Learn Apple's Motion: Lesson 5 - Media and Audio TabsLearn Apple's Motion: Lesson 5 - Media and Audio Tabs

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the Media tab and Audio tabs, and with the help of a couple of "out of the box" mini lessons, you'll learn not only how to import layered PSD files into Motion, but you'll also learn of a fantastic FREE online stock music library, just waiting for you to explore.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Kevin P McAuliffe
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