Learn to design Motion Graphics your audience loves.
Are you an artist? A storyteller? A filmmaker?
Do you love graphic design and want to learn the high art of animation?
Our Motion Graphics book is an in-depth look at the production of impressive animations. It includes descriptions of complex design processes from classical static design theory to modern animation techniques. With the combination of professional knowledge and appealing storytelling you’ll be able to improve your artistic skills and to impress your clients and audience!
What the Motion Graphics Book will teach you
Classical Design Theory
is the essential foundation of every great design and the basis of your skill set.
help you organize your design process and support your creative ideas and visions.
and precise timing control your movements and set your static design in motion.
is what makes your audience interested in your art and the message of your animation.
are more important than ever in a world where software and plug-ins are changing constantly.
adds the final touch to your motion graphics and underlines the intention of a creative work.
Follow a design process
The first phase of your creative journey. Learn how to prepare yourself for the following tasks. Perfect coordination and detailed planning is essential, especially, when working under professional conditions or within a team.
The main part of a design process. This is where everything comes together to transform your vision into visible art. The motion graphics book guides you through the most important steps from arranging a static graphic design to animating your message.
Add the final touch to your motion graphics. Learn how to make your designs more natural and credible by creating some perfect imperfections. With handy tips and tricks the motion graphics book shows you numerous ways to stand out from the crowd.
Contents of the motion graphics book
– Velocity and timing
– The 12 principles
– Mood board
– Hold the balance
– Laws of composition
– Type classifications
– Structure and style of a typeface
– Mixing typefaces
– Pimp my text
– Animating text
– The basic science behind it
– A color’s character
– Creating contrasts
– Striving for harmony
– Color management
– Compositing techniques
– Target group
– The motion graphic commandments
– The photographic eye
– Different looks with different imagery
– File formats
– Coconuts and baby ducks
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The very basics – What you’ll get with the silver edition
The 200 pages Silver Edition is perfect for beginners who want to gain a fast and efficient inside into the creative world of motion graphics. Our goal is to give you a profound background knowledge about design and animation principles and to improve your artistic skills. Software and plug-ins are changing constantly. But all that theory about storytelling, animation, color, typefaces, composition & compositing will stay the same. Forever. YOU – and not your software or tools – are the artist!
What others say
“While many of us may be good directors, photographers, or editors, it’s not a given that we are also good graphic designers. […] I’ve had a chance to read through an advanced copy of the eBook. I find it to be an excellent primer for people who want to understand basic design principles.”Oliver Peters, the digitalfilms blog –
“ProVideo Coalition had the chance to browse through the 200 page eBook “Motion Graphics Design Academy” and can assure readers it is an interesting eBook that artists from different areas – videographers, photographers, graphic artists, motion graphic animators – will want to read.”Jose Antunes, ProVideo Coalition –
“Timo begins with the basics of color theory, typography and image composition and raises the bar with the principles of animation and modern post-production techniques. Timo’s new e-book offers experienced graphic designers and beginners alike a wealth of know-how.”Maxon Computer GmbH –
“Motion graphics artist Timo Fecher is releasing a motion graphics eBook filled with 200 pages of top advice […].”Carrie Mok, 3D Artist Magazine –
“The ebook combines the accessibility of Youtube guides with the more elevated thinking of post-secondary education.”Philip Mak, Toon Boom Animation Inc. –
“From what we have seen it looks really comprehensive and it’s not just a tutorial book which is nice for a change.”The Rookies –
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