Drawing automation with the Pencil tool


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Drawing automation with the Pencil tool

Having work tediously with many other types of automation systems on analog mixing boards, I think the graphical editing of automation data is one of the best features of Pro Tools. Here I'll show you how to use the Pencil tool to edit or draw a new automation data. The Pencil tool you can use any of the top five pencil shapes to draw automation. I will start with the Free Hand tool. I like to use the Free Hand tool to draw volume automation. It's great for creating long customize fade-outs at the end of a song. Let's try it on the bass track here. Just click and drag and you can create your fade-out. Let's have a listen. (Music playing.) Sounds good. Let's try out the Line shape to create a gradual pitch band.

Let's have some fun and try it on the drums. Let's have a listen to this. (Music playing.) Interesting effect there. Now let's use the Square automation in Grid mode for muting the Acoustic Guitar track. So I'll make sure we are in Grid mode...

Drawing automation with the Pencil tool
Video duration: 4m 56s 10h 30m Beginner

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Drawing automation with the Pencil tool provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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