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Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist by Angie Taylor

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7

EDITING

Synopsis

Okay, let me put my hands up right away and admit that editing is not my forte; I am no expert at it. You see, I think the industry can be split into two distinct camps: those who create individual elements, including illustrations, photographs, video footage, or animation, and those who take these elements and craft them together to tell a story. Of course, there's a third camp of rare individuals who excel at both, but most people are a better fit with one than the other.

My skills are really in the creation of elements, and when working on a long piece, I prefer to leave the job of editing to an expert, a professional video editor who spends every day cutting footage. However, within your work as a motion graphic designer ...

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