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 seeking out a Toon increase intro? Are you a standard pencil-and-paper animator? From scene setup to the ultimate render, find out how to navigate the Toon growth interface to create animation that may be released on various structures and formats.

Animate to Harmony

courses you thru Toon Boom’s Animate, Animate professional and concord courses, instructing you the way to create fine quality 2nd animation of all complexities. the most textual content focuses onfeatures which are universal throughout all 3 courses whereas "Advanced ideas" containers through the e-book tricky on professional and concord gains, beautiful to all degrees of expertise with any of the 3 major Toon growth products.

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4. Instead of docking it to another tab, drag your new Top view around the interface, noticing the outlines that preview where you can drop it. > 5. You can create whole panel groups floating independently of the main program window. > 6. If you do have a dual monitor setup and want to keep this separate floating window, I recommend adding the Side view panel, which is another useful view we’ll talk about later. > 7. Finish up this exercise with your own panel opening, docking and shuffling experiments.

In the Timeline, select frame 1. > 6. When you release the pen, your colour strokes will appear behind your sketch. You might later find it useful for filling in tiny holes in paintwork, or perhaps drawing a shirt collar behind a character’s neck. It allows you to repaint any existing painted areas with another colour. 24 > 1. Start by choosing a solid dark blue from the colour panel. ANIMATE PRO HARMONY ONLY Animate users have 120 existing colours to choose from but Animate Pro and Harmony users might like to create a completely new colour.

We’ll be using the Drawing View later in the book so let’s open it now. > 1. If your colour panel isn’t open, you can open it, or simply perform these steps in any other panel. I’ve been a bit sneaky here and deliberately instructed you to open it in a small panel, just so I can show you how to move it. > 2. Click the Drawing view’s name tab and drag it onto the Camera tab. This is saying ‘if you drop that tab on me, we’re going to be docked together’. > 3. We’ll talk more about this particular view in a later chapter.

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