Design for Motion

Design for Motion Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design

Second edition

Paperback (15 Oct 2019) | English

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Combining art and design principles with creative storytelling and professional savvy, this book covers everything a serious motion designer needs to make their artistic visions a reality and confidently produce compositions for clients.

In this updated second edition of Design for Motion, author Austin Shaw explores the principles of motion design, teaching readers how to creatively harness the essential techniques of this diverse and innovative medium to create compelling style frames, design boards, and motion design products. Lessons are augmented by illustrious full-color imagery and practical exercises, allowing you to put the techniques covered into immediate practical context. Industry leaders, pioneers, and rising stars contribute their professional perspectives, share personal stories, and provide visual examples of their work.

This second edition also includes updates on the following:

    • Illustration techniques
    • Typography
    • Compositing
    • Visual storytelling
    • Incorporating 3D elements
    • Social/mobile-first design
    • Portfolio and concept development
    • How to develop a distinct personal design style, and much more

    Plumb the depths of core motion design fundamentals and harness the essential techniques of this diverse and innovative medium. An accompanying Companion Website ( features video tutorials, a student showcase, and more.

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    Book information

    ISBN: 9781138318656
    Publisher: Taylor and Francis
    Imprint: Routledge
    Pub date:
    Edition: Second edition
    DEWEY: 006.696
    DEWEY edition: 23
    Language: English
    Sales rank: 1482
    Number of pages: 380
    Weight: 1400g
    Height: 214mm
    Width: 280mm
    Spine width: 19mm