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Apple Motion 3 Tutorial, this video will focus on how to create an earth, stars or sun scene part 2/2.
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Lets add some lots. Well first let’s call this group sun. Now let’s add some lots to our scene. So we’ll select our new lot and as you can see when we do that, we’ll give us a lot right here. So let’s bring it over to this side of the sun and bring it up like this. Let’s bring the intensity up. Now, I’ll start playing with our fall off. It will make it shaded on one side of the earth, like so. You can also if you wanted to you could try the spotlight and you could adjust the cone angle and the soft edge and that will make it a little more dark on one edge, on one side. So now let’s add another lot. Let’s view it kind of real close in here. I’ll suggest our fall off and our intensity.
It gives us this little blue ping sort of right here. Let’s select our lot again, our second lot. Now this just takes a little bit of tweaking. You know, it’s really up to use. Now I have that little thing. So now let’s add one more lot. The third lot and let’s bring it over here to about the other same position as the other one, that’s our first one. Let’s turn it back into a spotlight. We’ll take the cone angle down a little bit like this. We’re going to change this spot, this lot’s color to orange. Let’s bring the intensity up, soft edge. It will suggest it here, so it looks like we’re getting a little glow on the earth and the sun like so.
You can draw a point lot if you don’t like on what that’s giving you. You can see what we’ve got here. This is just our fall off, our cone angle and stuff. Now that kind of looks like the sun is poking up over there. We got our little ping here. We’re going to adjust some more lots or other lots are a little bit more. Now we have our sun there. Let’s go back into our star field. Turn it down, select our blur. Let’s up the scale a little bit. Throughout 500 and something and we’ll select our star field and let me position it here. Now, we have our blue there. Let’s bring it back in a little bit. Bring the scale back down, go to properties. We can bring it down like so. So we’re just getting a little bit of blue on that one side. If you want to, you can even turn your meter to 3D, and that will kind of help the way things looked.
So let’s go back into our blur to eight, turn down our scale some more. And do our last, few little adjustments here. Now we have our blue there. We have our sun and we have our earth and when we play it, our earth is slowly spinning. We got some stars which you can go in of course and adjust the scale on your stars and your speed of your stars and your birth rate of your stars, and the initial number of the stars. So let’s turn the scale down a little. It gives us a few more stars. Let’s go to our properties, nothing there, and let’s turn down our opacity of our overall star field like so.
Okay, I'm thinking that’s looking pretty good. Turn down the scale of our stars, their scales a little bit. There we go, that looks pretty good. Now when I play this, our stars are there. We have our moon, and we have our earth and we have a little glow. Now if you wanted to you can go in and add some clouds and stuff. I didn’t build this project for the clouds. If I add some clouds, let me show you. You can see what happens here because I didn’t build my project for this. So what would be best would be to lay it down here like this. Go to your inspector properties, turn the opacity down like so. Add a filter to it, color correction, colorize. Let’s make it like a purplish blue like that right there.
We’ll bring it up a little bit, now we have our little purple clouds. We can make a mask, so let’s go to our square mask, and we’ll make a mask like this. Oh, that’s a square shape. We’re going to our square mask, so we’ll make a mask like this. And we’ll select our rectangle mask and we’ll feather it out, feather it back some like so. Now you can see that it don’t look like it’s clotted as cut off setting up quite a straighter line. So now we can go back to our clouds and adjust your opacity back up a little bit. Now we have this purple mist. We have our earth. We have our sun. We have our lots. We have our stars. And when it plays, everything works good together. It looks like a charm and it looks pretty good if you ask me to be all done in motion. See, you don’t need after effects for stuff like this guys. Even though after effects can do a lot of things, for simple stuff like this, don’t let people fool you, you can do it all in motion.
So I hope you’ve learned something guys and we’ll see you next time.