Motion

Creating HUDs in Motion

Creating HUDs in Motion

Motion’s vast Libary of content makes it simple for even beginning Motion users to create animated motion graphics. Today we look at how to create a custom Heads…

3D Title Bling in Final Cut Pro X

3D Title Bling in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to add soft, glowing, beautiful light passes to your 3D text in Final Cut Pro X using…

Self-adjusting Title Backgrounds in Final Cut Pro X

Self-adjusting Title Backgrounds in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, we have a special guest visiting from the U.K.: Alex Gollner, AKA “Alex4D”. Alex has been a generous contributor to the Final…

Final Cut Pro Virtual User Group #6

Final Cut Pro Virtual User Group #6

On Monday the latest live show Virtual User Group (“VUG”) was broadcast where we discussed Final Cut Pro and related topics. Watch it above, or better yet, watch…

Creating Fonts for 3D in FCP X and Motion with Glyphter

Creating Fonts for 3D in FCP X and Motion with Glyphter

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create 3D objects out of your own vector artwork. The new 3D text features in…

Useful Tools for Editors – After Summit Edition

Useful Tools for Editors – After Summit Edition

The first ever Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit has come to an end out in San Jose, California. It looks like it was a great weekend with a ton…

Light Wrap in Motion

Light Wrap in Motion

On this week’s Motion Under 5, a quick tip for wrapping background lighting around 3D text in an easy yet not very intuitive manner…

3D Logos in Motion

3D Logos in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how anyone can turn a flat logo into a 3D object in Motion or Final Cut Pro X…

Tracking 3D Text in Motion

Tracking 3D Text in Motion

In this episode of Motion Magic, I demonstrate one way of integrating floating 3D text into a scene using Motion. The same results could be accomplished in Final Cut Pro…

3D Symbols in Motion

3D Symbols in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to have some real fun in Motion by creating 3D symbols. The new 3D text engine in…

3D Text Environments in Motion

3D Text Environments in Motion

On this week’s Motion Magic, I show you how to combine the new 3D text capabilities of both Final Cut Pro X and Motion with the existing 3D…

Final Cut Pro X updates to 10.2

Final Cut Pro X updates to 10.2

Apple has retuned to the NAB show fracas with a rather unexpected Monday release of all new versions of their Pro Video Apps. Final Cut Pro X goes to 10…

Animated Bullet Builds in Final Cut Pro X

This week on Final Cut Pro X Under 5 Minutes, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how easy it ease to augment Final Cut’s features…

Creating a Heartbeat Animation

Be still my beating heart! Or if you can’t be still, let me see how you beat! That’s our subject for this week’s Motion…

Creating an Animated Map with Motion

Creating an Animated Map with Motion

At some point anyone who edits video or creates motion graphics will need to show an animated path on a map. This week’s Motion Magic Under 5 covers…