PicsArt Editing Tools: PicsArt Motion Tool | Motion Tool Explained

PicsArt Motion Tool is an Editing Tool in PicsArt which is used to make a number of copies (layers), each varying in Opacity of a selected area.

Hello there! This is Daimary John and in this post. We will learn everything about the PicsArt Motion Tool. We will learn how to use the Motion Tool and we will also get to know about it’s uses.

PicsArt Motion Tool Logo

In order to get started with the PicsArt Motion Tool, go to PicsArt>Tools>Motion. It’s icon consists of 3 circles stacked one upon the other. You basically get 3 more options to control the Motion. These are the Motion Direction, Motion Count and the Blending options. Let’s get to each one of them deeply.

A guy running

Above is an image of an athlete which I found on Pexels. I will be using it as an experiment image. Just to make sure you learn the PicsArt Motion Tool completely. So let’s start, starting off with the,

Motion Direction

The motion direction consists of 2 different modes which can be used to match one’s creativity. These are Linear and Free. Below is a deatiled para of both the options.

PicsArt Motion Tool Linear

(a.) Linear: The Linear option is checked by default. The Linear option lets you to drag the selected area in a controlled manner.

PicsArt Motion Tool Free

(b.) Free: The Free option lets you to drag the selection into any direction of your choice. You can swirl it, drag it upwards or downwards, move it left or right etc.


Count Option refers to the number of copies in a given distance.

PicsArt Motion Tool Copies Count

You get numbers ranging between 3 to 50! In my honest opinion, 5-10 is more than enough. But you can always have your own choice.


Blending refers to combining or joining two images, placed one above the other to form one single image.

You get 3 blending options with the PicsArt Motion Tool. These are Normal, Screen and Add. Let’s forget about the Normal and focus towards the rest. Below is brief explanation of both the options.

PicsArt Motion Tool Screen Layer

Screen: This option will make the Layer transparent so that you can see through the image placed above. You can also use this Tool to create “Glow Light Effect” and or “Neon” lighting.

PicsArt Motion Tool Add Layer

Add: The Add option tries to bring the Image behind, above. Trying to merge the two Layers together. Look at the image above for more detailed understanding.

Below is a sample of an image processed after the Motion Tool in PicsArt.

A guy running in Motion

Well, this was all in this post PicsArt Clone Tool. I hope this tutorial to be the one you were looking for. If you have any questions, feel free to comment down below.

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