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Motion Graphics with Adobe Creative Suite 5 Studio Techniques (Studio Techniques)


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Publisher Comments:

Almost all motion graphics artists today use After Effects, Photoshop, or Illustrator to some degree in their projects. But how do they decide which tool is best for the job and how can they utilize the various components in the Creative Suite together for the most efficient and effective workflow? This book cuts to the chase and shows readers an in-depth view of the various components in the Creative Suite as best utilized in professional motion graphics projects. With 4-color artwork from real-life productions sprinkled throughout, this inspiring and practical guide will show intermediate to advanced readers what they need to know to incorporate CS5 in their own work. In the first half of the book, readers learn about design essentials as related to motion graphics, including typography, logo animation, repairing and retiming footage, stylizing footage, background design, 3D objects and cameras, audio design, and vector design. The second half of the book focuses on real-world design explorations including chapters on broadcast package design, title sequences, DVD menu design, motion control 3D, character animation techniques, and panoramic images.The accompanying DVD brings it all together by providing source footage and project files, allowing readers to experiment on their own.

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Book News Annotation:

Intended for intermediate users of the Adobe Creative Suite, this guide for web graphic designers provides step-by-step instructions for creating motion graphics with this popular collection of graphics applications. Topics discussed include typography for websites, logo animation, stylizing web video, backgrounds, 3D animation, vector graphics, motion control, and building panoramic images. Chapters include color screenshots, and tips and tricks, and an accompanying DVD-ROM provides sample files and other resources. Harrington is a certified Adobe instructor and Robinson is an experienced motion graphics designer. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Richard Harrington ( is a certified instructor for Adobe and Apple and a practiced expert in motion graphic design and digital video. Rich is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team, and a popular speaker on the digital video circuit. He has chaired conferences since 2003 for the National Association of Broadcasters.

Rob Birnholz (  is a motion graphics pro who has worked in features, broadcast, corporate, trade shows, and more. He is a nationally recognized Adobe After Effects expert, skilled Final Cut Pro editor and a popular speaker and demo artist at user groups and industry trade shows. His After Effects tutorials are featured on leading websites including Toolfarm (where he is a Resident Expert) and Red Giant TV.

Ian Robinson ( is a motion graphics designer, instructor, photographer, and co-owner of SoftBox Media LLC. He has worked with Discovery Communications, National Geographic International, and various production and post-production facilities. He is apopular trainer on Motion at

Table of Contents


Section I: Design Essentials

Chapter 1: Typography for the Screen

Chapter 2: Logo Animation

Chapter 3: Repairing and Retiming Footage

Chapter 4: Stylizing Footage

Chapter 5: Designing Backgrounds

Chapter 6: Working in 3D

Chapter 7: Designing with Audio

Chapter 8: Designing with Vectors

Chapter 9: Check Your Sources

Section II: Design Exploration

Chapter 10: Title Sequences

Chapter 11:Broadcast Package Design

Chapter 12: DVD and BD Menu Design

Chapter 13: Motion Control 3D

Chapter 14: Multiple Screens & Digital Signage

Chapter 15: Panoramic Images

Product Details

Harrington, Richard
Adobe Press
Robinson, Ian
Birnholz, Robert A.
Image processing
Graphics-Image Processing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Studio Techniques
Publication Date:
September 2010
Grade Level:
9.12 x 7.34 x 0.807 in 925 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » Graphics Applications
Computers and Internet » Graphics » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Image Processing
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Applications

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