Apple Shares 'Mantra Collage' iPad Tutorial With Artist Quentin Jones

Apple today shared a tutorial video designed to walk users through using the free Keynote app to create an animated mantra collage on the iPad. Apple collaborated with artist Quentin Jones on the six minute video, which is part of a "Creative Projects" series.


The tutorial covers gathering inspiration and photos, writing a mantra, using Split View, cutting out photos with the shapes tool, using Instant Alpha to remove negative space, adding words and embellishments with Apple Pencil, creating a dynamic GIF, and more.

To follow along with the tutorial, users will need an ‌iPad‌, the Keynote app, and an ‌Apple Pencil‌, though the ‌Apple Pencil‌ is optional.

Top Rated Comments

Apple Knowledge Navigator Avatar
14 weeks ago
What's this... An Apple video that's actually useful and not What's a computer? More please!

Oh, and that Mask to shape feature is awesome.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
snak-atak Avatar
14 weeks ago
Very informative and easy to follow instructions! I am going to try out some of the tips today!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
satchmo Avatar
14 weeks ago
Except for a few missing scaling features, Keynote is awesome.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sdz Avatar
14 weeks ago
Keynote is an awesome product.
Creating mantras rather not. Sounds like some people have a lot of spare time.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ponzicoinbro Avatar
14 weeks ago

As is "gift"? I always wondered why it was spelt with a G and not a J. ??
In Romance language derived words letter G followed by a vowel is pronounced as a J.

In Germanic derived words it becomes a hard G.

The founder of GIF said it should be said with a soft G but I say gif with hard g or soft g interchangeably because nobody gives af.

Do people say NAYTO or NATO? I also say both interchangably because as an internationally renowned super spy I have to change my accent every 11 minutes.

James Bond and Jason Bourne still didn’t learn this trick.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mihirdelirious Avatar
14 weeks ago
Well... looks like Apple's official stance on 'Gif' is pronouncing it with a hard G and not a J.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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