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Learning Toon Boom Studio 7

Video Description

In this Toon Boom Studio 7 training course, expert author and animator Tony Ross teaches you the tools and techniques for drawing and animating that are available to you in this software. This tutorial is designed with the beginner in mind, and no previous experience is required to get the most out of this training.

Tony starts the computer software training course for Toon Boom Studio 7 with a tour around the interface, familiarizing you with the locations of the tools you will use throughout the lessons. He then jumps right into applying the tools, starting with the drawing specific ones. He show you how to optimizing drawings with smoothing and cutting, how to use the color palette, importing files, and animating in Toon Boom. You will learn Rotoscoping, creating cutout characters, animating with bones, using stop motion, how to add effects, and of course, how to export your finished project to share.

By the time you have completed this video tutorial for Toon Boom Studio 7, you will be familiar with the basic tools and techniques you need to draw, animate and share your own amazing projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01792

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. Welcome To Toon Boom And Introduction To Tony Ross 00:01:09
  2. 02. Interface
    1. Exploring Workspaces 00:01:36
    2. Customizing Workspaces 00:02:08
    3. Toolbars And Views 00:01:18
    4. Timeline - Adding Elements 00:01:57
    5. Onion Skin And Light Table 00:03:11
    6. Shortcut Keys 00:05:00
  3. 03. Drawing Tools
    1. Shape Tools 00:03:16
    2. Polyline Tool 00:02:02
    3. Pencil Tool 00:01:50
    4. Brush tool 00:02:47
    5. Pen tools 00:04:16
    6. Contour Editor 00:03:33
  4. 04. Optimizing Drawings
    1. Smoothing 00:02:32
    2. Cutting And Erasing 00:04:16
    3. Converting Lines To Fills 00:05:44
    4. Grouping Drawings 00:03:22
    5. Flattening 00:01:59
  5. 05. Color Palette
    1. Color Basics 00:04:37
    2. Custom Colors 00:05:13
    3. Closing Gaps 00:06:12
    4. Using Gradients 00:03:30
    5. Applying Textures 00:07:02
    6. Palettes And Styles 00:07:42
  6. 06. Importing Files
    1. Importing Bitmaps 00:03:28
    2. Importing Illustrator And PDF Files 00:03:01
    3. Importing Sound 00:02:03
    4. Import And Vectorize 00:03:39
    5. Importing Movies 00:01:48
  7. 07. Animating In Toon Boom Studio
    1. Frames And Keyframes 00:02:54
    2. Pivot Points And Rotation 00:03:12
    3. Easing 00:04:25
    4. Layers And Hierarchies 00:02:33
    5. Pegs 00:03:21
    6. Motion Tool 00:02:48
    7. Using The X-Sheet 00:03:00
    8. Straight Ahead Animation 00:03:40
    9. Pose to Pose Animation 00:03:46
    10. Creating Cycles 00:03:26
  8. 08. Drawing By Hand
    1. Rough Animations And Clean-Up 00:04:33
    2. Rotoscoping 00:02:14
    3. Annotation Notes 00:02:41
    4. Power Painting 00:03:44
  9. 09. Cutout Characters
    1. Best Practices For Cutout Characters 00:02:09
    2. Cutting Up A Character - Body 00:06:03
    3. Cutting Up A Character - Head 00:05:50
    4. Assembling Characters 00:08:32
    5. Pivot Points 00:04:20
    6. Hiding Hinges And Joints 00:04:56
    7. Animating With Cutout Characters 00:09:49
    8. Drawing Substitutions 00:11:58
    9. Storing Your Characters 00:06:06
  10. 10. Animating With Bones
    1. Adding Bones 00:02:02
    2. Bone Setup And Influence 00:03:28
    3. Deformable Textures 00:01:44
    4. Bone Animations 00:03:14
  11. 11. Stop Motion
    1. Image Capture Settings 00:01:46
    2. Light Table 00:01:43
    3. Time-Lapse Using Auto Capture 00:01:26
    4. Keying Out Background Color 00:02:13
    5. Animating With Stop Motion 00:08:20
  12. 12. Building Scenes
    1. Using Z-Space 00:03:53
    2. Using Z-Space With Bitmaps 00:03:11
    3. Using The Camera 00:01:38
    4. Animating The Camera 00:06:49
    5. Camera On A Path 00:02:19
    6. Multiple Shots From a Single Camera 00:05:25
  13. 13. Lip Syncing
    1. Lip Sync Recording - Best Practices 00:02:54
    2. Setting Up Phonemes 00:07:44
    3. Automatic Lip Sync 00:04:12
    4. Editing Lip Sync 00:05:11
  14. 14. Adding Effects
    1. Filters 00:03:21
    2. Animating Filters 00:03:30
    3. Force Of Nature Effects 00:04:59
    4. Shadows And Highlights 00:04:22
    5. Adding Blur 00:07:09
  15. 15. Exporting Files
    1. Saving Your Movie 00:03:58
    2. Saving For Youtube Or Facebook 00:02:39
    3. Export PDF 00:03:21
  16. 16. Wrap-up
    1. Beyond The Basics 00:00:59
    2. Exploring Other Toon Boom Studio Software 00:00:57