the narrow boundary between digital compositing and motion design

Digital Compositing, 10 tips for the aspiring motion designer

The boundaries between digital compositing and motion design are narrower than ever; as an “aspiring motion designer”, you must have a little knowledge in this area.

In this article, I will give 10 tips to widen your bits of knowledge in this area:

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RICCI – Design in Motion® lands at Times Square, New York!

Gabriele Ricci, aka RICCI – Design in Motion®, has created an anamorphic video for the fantastic shop by Sunglass Hut in Times Square, New York!

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step by step path to the essential motion designer skills

Professional development – 6 tips for the “aspiring motion designers.”

To work as a motion designer is crucial to have many technical skills, but it is not enough! Technical knowledge is critical, but there is more to know!

The success of the career of a motion designer takes into consideration many aspects of your attitude. How you approach your work and interact with others is a fundamental skill.

When recruiters select an ideal candidate, doesn’t take care only of their technical skills. They take into consideration also how you interact as a human being.

Is he reliable? Is he organized and precise?

These are just a few questions a potential recruiter could think about.

In this post, I want to share some tips and crucial aspects to develop to help you enhance your professional skills and take them “to the next level!”

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3D design, 10 tips for the “aspiring motion designers.”

3D rendering and content creation are currently a growing trend.

They can help communicate complex technical aspects, engage users or amplify a brand.

In this article, I want to share with you some tips and relevant aspects that can help you develop further your 3D skills and take them to the next level!

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Motion Designer and Art Director Gabriele Ricci wins two awards at Mediastar 26

Gabriele Ricci wins two significant awards at Mediastar 26 for conceptualization and production of the video trailer “In Dante Veritas”.

The video introduces the project of the visionary artist Vasily Klyukin and celebrates the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death.

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contrast is a key aspect of visual design

Visual design, 10 tips for the aspiring motion designers

When we talk about motion design, we focus on animation too much, and we don’t care too much about video visual design.

Animation is a crucial aspect of a motion design project, but it is not the only one that needs consideration.

We should focus more on the graphic design of the elements that populate the animation.

In this article, I want to share some tips and critical aspects of developing your visual design skills and taking them to the next level!

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the italian motion design studio of ricci gabriele

Open the personal motion design studio of Ricci – Design in Motion.

I decided to create my motion design studio in Gallarate (Varese – italy), a strategic area near Milano and Switzerland. A place where I can work as a freelance motion designer with talents and professionals who operate in visual communication, art, and design.

A place where sharing ideas, opinions, techniques and find everything you need for working together and do outstanding projects!

The studio is located in a very strategic area, near the city’s center, the train station, and the highway.

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secret tips about creativity

10 tips about creativity and storytelling for the aspiring motion designers

Even if you work in one of the best motion graphics studios in Italy or are an aspiring motion designer, one of our most challenging tasks is how to develop a strong concept for a project.

The “white canvas” fear is one of the most challenging parts but, in my opinion, one of the most fun and fascinating!

If your first move is to find “the perfect reference” on the web, I suggest you keep reading the article!

Finding good references is helpful to help you understand some key aspects of the project, but it didn’t help you create rock-solid creativity.

In this article, I want to share some key aspects and valuable tips that can help you improve your creative direction and storytelling and take them “to the next level.”

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10 Animation quick tips for the aspiring motion designers

You love animation, and using After Effects is your bread and butter. You are an aspiring freelance motion designer, and yes, you are good at animating, but maybe you feel your animations miss something.

In the following article, I will share tips and critical aspects that can help you enhance your animations and take them “to the next level.”

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How “​In Dante Veritas ebook”​ Made Me a Better Designer

In December 2021, visionary Russian artist Vasily Klyukin contacted me to make a video trailer to launch his ebook called “In Dante Veritas, a sins art guide.” The e-book was inspired by the exhibition of the artist, hosted at the famous Biennale di Venezia

Creating the animated story-trailer for Vasily Klyukin’s e-book “In Dante Veritas” has been such a great experience! That is why I decided to write a post to testify to it.

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