Apple Pro Training Series: Motion

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion

by Damian Allen
     
 

This Apple-authorized guide to Motion lifts the curtain on Apple's revolutionary new software for motion graphics design. A comprehensive book-DVD combo, it starts with motion graphics fundamentals and takes you step by step all the way through Motion's powerful advanced features, delivering comprehensive training-the equivalent of a three-day course-in one project

Overview

This Apple-authorized guide to Motion lifts the curtain on Apple's revolutionary new software for motion graphics design. A comprehensive book-DVD combo, it starts with motion graphics fundamentals and takes you step by step all the way through Motion's powerful advanced features, delivering comprehensive training-the equivalent of a three-day course-in one project-based book. Professional, hands-on projects help you learn as you go. All the files you need are on the DVD. Readers will harness the magic of Motion's Real-Time Design engine, behavior-based animation, and remarkable gesture-driven workflow using a graphics tablet. Topics covered include particle dynamics and behaviors, multi-layer composites using transfer modes, keying and compositing bluescreen elements, stylized title animation, and DVD motion menus, plus dozens of visual effects techniques using filters and transformations, and much more. Whether you're just entering the motion graphics field or are already an accomplished designer, this book will have you working in Motion in record time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321278265
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
11/05/2004
Series:
Apple Pro Training Series
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Damian Allenis a commercial artist and creative director living in Los Angeles, California. He has designed and directed motion graphics projects for British Airways, Coca-Cola, Toshiba, Epson, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and several multinational financial and telecommunications companies. Damian lectures around the world on compositing theory and visual effects design using apple's Shake compositing platform.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >