Add Static Text To Craft Product Trailer Template
In this tutorial, we will continue to work on the craft product trailer template. We are using Motion to create the template with placeholders, call drop zones, for the customizable graphics and other design elements in the template.
Drop Zones and Transitions in Motion 5
In the last Motion tutorial, we created the first two Drop Zones for our craft trailer template. The Drop Zones were placeholders for the background image and the intro clip. In this tutorial, we will add a transition to the end of the Drop Zone for the intro clip.
Craft Product Template - Background Layer
Now that we have the Layers pane hierarchy for our template planned out, we can begin to build the template from scratch. In the last few tutorials for this project, we will do just that.
Craft Product Template Layers
Now that we have finished the preflight decisions made for our Motion craft template, we need to decide how we will use the Layers pane to organize our video project. Naming and organizing the layers is important.
Craft Product Trailer Design Elements
In this tutorial, we will continue to dissect our craft product trailer prototype in preparation of creating a Motion template. We can then use the template to create other craft product trailers with less time and effort.
Craft Product Trailer Template Prototype
Once you have created the perfect craft product trailer in Apple Motion, with the best images pans, text and transitions, its time to use that as your prototype for a Motion template with drop zones.
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