Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Falling Leaves Template

July 1, 2020

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its limits and exploring what’s possible.

Our PowerPoint development team are experts at producing uniquely inspiring presentations. They are always up to date with the latest PowerPoint innovations. 

To test the functionalities of PowerPoint, each week in our all-hands meeting, our design team challenges Rob from our development team to recreate things they’ve found online... in PowerPoint.

Using his keen knowledge of PowerPoint animations and the Morph tool, Rob almost always manages to make something awesome.

Rob's PowerPoint Lab

This week’s challenge

Sometimes, things that are visually simple can be quite complex to create digitally. This week, Rob experimented with one of PowerPoint's most versatile tools to create unique and interesting slide transitions. 

The process of creating this Falling Leaves template was similar to last week's Depth of Field template, although this time a subtle rotation was used to illustrate the depth of field.

To create this effect, Rob inserted an image of a green leaf into PowerPoint, duplicated it 5 times, and utilised PowerPoint's 'Recolour' option to pick Autumnal colours for each leaf.

Next, he positioned the leave above the slide. On the following slide, he positioned the same leaves below the slide and rotated them at random. Finally, he set the transitions for both slides to 'Morph' with a speed of 5-10 seconds.

Now, when the PowerPoint is run in presentation mode, it looks as though the leave are falling naturally towards the ground.

In a presentation, this attractive transition could be used to bring a simple, text-based slide to life, drawing attention to its content.   

falling leaves gif

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