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Apple Motion 3 Tutorial, this video will focus on how to let it slide part 2/2.
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Its keep stilling that way because it’s clicked right here to stop, dropping, okay. See it expose out there and hits. So let’s select our photo group and let’s make it a little bigger. So you can see it better. Now, when we play it, you can see it comes in and it hits and slides on that. Not too bad huh? Okay, now I’m going to stop playback. Now, I’m going to move to play head to where the photo just lands on the table, which is about boom. Right there, I think. Right there is where it just lands on the table. Now, I’m going to add a behavior now, and I will call stimulations drag, add behavior, Stimulations drag..
Now that we’ve add our drag behavior, we want to make a few adjustments. We’re going to—the first thing we’re going to do is I’m going to press I key and that means as you can see the drag behavior won’t start until the photo hits the table. So now, I hit the I key and put the in point of the position of my drag behavior where I want it. I’m going to select the Z under the drag behavior and I want to increase the drag until the photo stops where our field needs. So I want to start playback and I want to increase drag. That’s a little bit too much drag. Still a little bit too much drag. A little too less drag, let’s try it right there, shot aside and stop. Okay, that looks very good. Let’s just make it three, even, and looks like 3.3 is going to be the best bet.
So far every thing is looking pretty good. You might want to save it now. So now I’m going to return to my single view and let me stop playback. Let’s go up here to my view and go back to my single view, which is where we was before. Now, we want to add a little bit more of finesse to it, okay. So I’m going to select the photo group like so and I'm going to add another behavior and it’s going to be called spin. And I’m going to once again part with the play head right before the picture hits the table, about right there. I'm going to add behavior, basic motion, spin, hit the I key to trim to my play head and I’m going to turn the spin up. And make sure you turn the axis to Y because it’s in Z automatically I forgot that. So make sure you turn to Y. My spin rate is about 23. So now I’m going part my play head about a second from the end and hit the O key. So now it’s going to spin from here to here. And when I play, it should hit the table and spin as it hits. See. So let’s shorten that spin behavior a little bit. Hit play, hits the table and it kind spins a little bit. Still spins a little bit too long for my taste. Let’s try that again. That thing is looking good so far.
So now we’ve got our spin behavior set up and now maybe we want to add a lot to our scene. So let’s close our photo group and add a lot. So let’s move this all up forward like so. Let’s change it to a spotlight. Hold on shift key and rotate it 90 degrees towards point and straight down like that right there. Let’s make our colon angle zero and make our soft edge all the way up. So it kind of goes out into the shadow there a little bit. You can turn your intensity up just a little if you want. Okay, just play it. Now as you can see, it comes in, it’s dark. It falls down and lights up, spins and goes on back there.
So maybe one more little we need to do, we need to add a drop shadow. So let’s select our photo group, but if you know the properties tab you’ll notice there’s no drop shadow option. Go to your group tab and select your flatten. And you go back to your properties tab. this will give you a drop shadow. Select it. drop down your disclosure triangle. Let’s go back up to about right here and let’s adjust our drop shadow, our distance. It should be about right there I guess. Just adjust our angle a little bit and that looks pretty good.
And now let’s turn on our record button and let’s set key frames for all three parameters of this drop shadow. Okay, now let’s add move forward to where it hits, just about right there and let’s adjust our drop shadow distance back up towards a little to a lot closer, like that right there and that’s looking pretty good. Turn off our record button and see how that looks. Now as you can see we have our drop shadows animated. Our pictures got a spin on it. Just play that back, comes in our picture, it hits and it spins. I might like to make our spin behavior start just at the center. Let’s try that again. It looks pretty good, let’s adjust our spin behavior just a little bit, like that. it looks pretty good, let’s try it back and play. Okay, now we have our picture being thrown on to the table and it spins as it hits.
Now, you can also get creative. You can duplicate your photo group. Now you can see I got two groups. Okay, you can go to your file browser, open up to your second group and you can replace that photo with a different photo. Let’s just use this one. Now there’s a different photo in there as you can see here. Now there’s a different photo in there. Let’s go to our properties tab and scale it up a little bit like so. When we play it, they come in at the same time and they spin. So now what all you have to do is put as many photos as you want. Increase or decrease the drag and the spin on this second photo, like I could put in my behavior and we’ll increase it.
So, now as you can see what we’re going out here and what I’m getting right here as you can litter this table with as many photos if you want. They don’t have to be apple photos. They can be photos of whatever you want them to be. They could be photos of family or whatever really. I mean it’s really up to you what you want them to be. I’m trying to just this out here a little bit. The reason it is blinking is because they’re laying right. I mean they’re so close to one another, they’re right on top of each other. One picture ain’t on top of the other. They’re right on the same level hitting each other. They’re so close to the same position that one is on top of the other. They’re actually touching each other and that’s what’s causing the little flash. Now you can see it just happen on the edge there, so really all I got to do is take this and move it over like this and that should take care of that blinking.
So now we’ve got two photos being thrown on to the table. You can have as many as you want. You can see they got a nice spin effect. You can even have this one spin a little more like that. There we go guys. That’s how you do the let it slide. So I hope you guys have learned something. I hope you’ve took something from this tutorial. If you don’t use this tutorial, I hope you take something from it that will actually maybe help you in something you’re doing on down the line.