Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing keys and breakdowns, part of Toon Boom Harmony Essential Training.
- [Instructor] In a previous movie,…I described the difference…between drawings, exposures, and keyframes,…and how keyframes in Harmony are digital keyframes…that control the tweening and the rotation…of computer-controlled in-betweens.…Of course, we can still use a keyframe…in the original sense of the word, meaning a drawing,…and that's what we're going to do now.…So here, I've created a head.…A very simple drawing looking to the left,…and I want to do a series of drawings,…keyframes, breakdowns, and in-betweens…where we turn to the right.…So let's see how we begin to do that.…
So on this drawing here,…that will be the frame looking to the far right.…And if I begin to draw now,…I don't know where I'm coming from, or even what to do.…So I need to put on onion skinning,…and that's this icon here.…Now the problem now is I can't see anything,…so we stretch the onion bars to the beginning,…and now I can just about see the original drawing.…Now the problem here…is that I'm seeing a very faint drawing,…but what what happens as I scrub earlier.…
AuthorDermot O' Connor
- Creating scenes
- Transforming objects
- Applying color and ink
- Drawing keys, breakdowns, and in-betweens
- Easing in and out
- Nudging in 3D space
- Rigging a character
- Animating rigged characters
- Morph-tweening characters
- Animating cameras
- Adding sound and dialogue
- Exporting movies and images
Skill Level Beginner
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4. Traditional Animation
5. Digital Animation (Motion Graphics)
6. Character Setup and Rigging
7. Animating a Rigged Character
8. Multiplane Camera
9. Sound and Dialogue
11. Exporting Movies and Images
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