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

Animate to Harmony publications you thru Toon Boom’s Animate, Animate professional and concord courses, instructing you the way to create top of the range second animation of all complexities. the most textual content focuses onfeatures which are universal throughout all 3 courses whereas "Advanced recommendations" packing containers through the e-book complex on seasoned and concord beneficial properties, attractive to all degrees of expertise with any of the 3 major Toon growth products.

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5. Show Strokes using [K], or View → Show → Show Strokes. 38 Regardless of the width, the Pencil is still just a central vector with the line built around it. You can create your own custom styles here, in much the same way as you did in Brush exercise 7, back on page 46. Like the Auto Close Gaps button, it eliminates the need for meticulous precision and tedious manual gap-closing. > 1. In the Timeline, select frame 1. > 2. It’s the button with a hammer icon. 39 > 3. In the Camera View, begin sketching a simple shape using multiple strokes, just as you might do with a real pencil.

6. Release [E] and the Brush returns. > 7. Sketch more things! > 8. Notice while holding [S] the cursor has changed to the select tool. > 9. While holding [S], drag a selection area around parts, or all, of your sketch. > 10. On your keyboard press the [Delete] key to delete the selected strokes. > BRUSH EXERCISE 3 MIXING A COLOUR FOR ROUGH SKETCHING We’re taking a brief detour here to better understand a couple of other Brush modes. > 1. In Animate and Animate Pro, this is named Default Line, while in Harmony it’s simply named Black.

Just as you learned in the first Brush exercise on page 38, the Pencil can also be resized using the [O] key. > PENCIL EXERCISE 1 PENCIL LINES > 1. Arm the Pencil now by using the shortcut key [Alt /] and let’s take it for a spin. > 2. In the Timeline, select frame 1. > 3. In the Camera View, draw a line, a triangle and a circle. > 4. For organic shapes though, it’s definitely a hard, wiry, almost-too-perfect look. > 5. Press [K] to Show Strokes. A single, central line is much lighter and faster for the computer to process than the Brush stroke’s vector outline.

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