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Free PowerPoint Background Template and Tutorial

Create PowerPoint Background Tutorial

Download the source files You can download the source files to follow along with the lesson and use in your own projects.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to build a background in PowerPoint. It’s going to be this background that’s you see here…

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The Basics of Angles Used in Film and TV

Angles Used in Film

Film and television directors are masters of visual storytelling. You can improve your eLearning courses (or videos) a lot by incorporating some of the techniques they use. Today, I want to look at the camera angles that video directors use. I’ll then see if I’m able to recreate each of them using only PowerPoint and…

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How to create a tracking shot PowerPoint animation effect

Tracking Shot Effect in PowerPoint

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to re-create a tracking effect in PowerPoint. So let me just go ahead…

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How to create a dolly shot effect in PowerPoint

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to create a dolly effect in PowerPoint using still images and let me…

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How to create a pan and zoom PowerPoint animation effect

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to do a zoom and pan effect in PowerPoint and save it out…

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How to create a 3 person eLearning conversation and a free template

3 person conversation

Synopsis When building eLearning scenarios or stories, sometimes you need more than two people in a conversation. This tutorial outlines the best practices for building multi-person conversations and includes the source files so that you can follow along with the lesson yourself. Download the source files Click to download the source files for this tutorial,…

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Add People to Background Image Using Entourage Technique

Add people to background images

Synopsis Often, you have a blank background image in an eLearning course as the basis for a scenario or story. This background image doesn’t create a very realistic scene; it feels like a ghost town. This tutorial shows you how to make the background scene more realistic by using a common technique from architecture visualization…

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Create Stop Motion Effect in PowerPoint

Stop Motion Effect in PowerPoint

Synopsis Easily turn several still images into a video effect in PowerPoint using a stop motion effect. This step-by-step tutorial walks you through creating your first stop motion video in PowerPoint. Source files include the PowerPoint file with pre-built animations, as well as people cut out images. Work along and learn. Download the source files…

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PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring

Synopsis PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create my favorite 5 effects when I work with background images: pencil sketch, blur, cutout, photocopy, and also some recolorization effects. Video Script Today I’m going to talk about artistic photo…

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PowerPoint artistic effects – add visual interest and contrast

PowerPoint Artistic Effects

Synopsis PowerPoint artistic effects are a powerful tool to create contrast and add visual interest. In this tutorial, I show you several of my favorite effects, and combinations of effects, with step-by instructions. Video Script Hi. This is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. I just wanted to show you some ways when you’re building your eLearning…

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