Motion Design Workshop 01

Motion graphics workflow

0. Precedents

Find a video that serves similar goal.  Analyze how these videos are made.

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/58363288″>Pideo App – Presentation</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/jeliodimitrov”>JelioDimitrov</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

1. Rough Storyboarding

kids_storyboard

List all of your ideas about the product, and create scenes.

  • Target user
  • Problem / solution
  • Usage
  • Design
  • Benefits
  • etc

2. Media Selection

Woman with thought bubble

For each scene, choose a medium or combination of mediums.

  • Real video
  • Photograph
  • Vector animation
  • Text

3. Detailed Storyboarding

For each scene, do a very detailed storyboard to track every movement.

StoryboardTemplate_2

4. Creating Base File in Illustrator

Download Link

  • 1920×1080 pixel
  • Create objects
  • Release to layers

5.  Applying Motion in After Effects

  • Keyframes
  • Transparency
  • Position
  • Scale
  • Easyease
  • Motion Blur

Other Related Examples

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/54275813″>Rent Motion Graphics – presentation</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/jeliodimitrov”>JelioDimitrov</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/9873910″>Japan – The Strange Country (Japanese ver.)</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/kenichi”>Kenichi</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

About yodesignlab

Yo Oshima lives, works, teaches, and plays in Los Angeles, CA USA. He is a project designer at Deegan Day Design LLC. Yo teaches digital d
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