Animate to Harmony: The Independent Animator's Guide to Toon by Adam Phillips

By Adam Phillips

Want to create studio-quality paintings and get spotted? simply coming off Flash and searching out a Toon increase intro? Are you a standard pencil-and-paper animator? From scene setup to the ultimate render, how to navigate the Toon increase interface to create animation that may be released on numerous structures and formats.

Animate to Harmony

courses you thru Toon Boom’s Animate, Animate seasoned and concord courses, educating you ways to create high quality second animation of all complexities. the most textual content focuses onfeatures which are universal throughout all 3 courses whereas "Advanced concepts" containers in the course of the booklet tricky on seasoned and concord positive factors, attractive to all degrees of expertise with any of the 3 major Toon growth products.

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Animate to Harmony: The Independent Animator's Guide to Toon Boom

Are looking to create studio-quality paintings and get spotted? simply coming off Flash and searching out a Toon increase intro? Are you a conventional pencil-and-paper animator? From scene setup to the ultimate render, tips on how to navigate the Toon growth interface to create animation that may be released on a number of structures and codecs.

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18 > 4. Your signature is back. > 5. ] key again and your second image reappears. ] you’re stepping back and forward along the timeline, frame-by-frame. Try it out now. Animation! 20 for example shows two panels docked together: the Colour panel and the Tool Properties panel. The tiny arrow is a menu list of all other panels. It’ll corneas no surprise that the icon – being a somewhat universal ‘close’icon – closes the panel. We’ll be using the Drawing View later in the book so let’s open it now.

You may use whatever values work for you. 14 > 4. Move the Alpha slider to about a third of the way, or simply type 85 into the Alpha value field. 15 > 5. In the Name field at the top, rename this colour by replacing Black (or Default Line) with Rough Blu. > 6. Close the Colour Picker and your new Rough Blu colour should now be at the top of the Colour panel. 16 > BRUSH EXERCISE 4 SHOW AND FLATTEN STROKES > 1. In the Timeline, select frame 1. > 2. Use the Brush tool with the new rough colour you created in the Brush exercise 3.

41 > 4. Press [K] to Show Strokes > 5. A red outline with solid square points surrounds the Pencil stroke. 42 > 6. Drag any point to widen or thin the stroke. > 7. Hold [Shift] then drag any point to uniformly widen the stroke on both sides of the vector. > 8. Hold [Ctrl] and click the central vector to add more control points. > 9. Experiment with the tangent handles to adjust the curvature of the stroke. > 10. Hold [Alt] then drag any tangent handle to break the connection with its opposite handle.

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