Drawing automation with the Pencil tool Pro Tools 10


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Drawing automation with the Pencil tool

Having worked tediously with other types of automation systems on analog mixing boards, I think graphical editing of automation data is one of the best features of Pro Tools. Here I will show you how to use the Pencil tool to edit or draw new automation. Any of the top five pencil shapes can be used to draw automation. Let's start with the Freehand tool. I'm going to go down to the bass track here and draw in a fade-out. So I am just going to click and drag. And let's hear what that sounds like.

(Music Playing) Yep, that's a fade-out. Now let's try the Line Pencil tool and we will draw in some automation for a gradual pitch-bend on a drum track. Pitch-bend on a drum track? Well, why not? So I am going to just click here and drag all the way up, and now let's check out what this sounds like. So I just hit Return and we will go back to the top and press Play. (Music Playing) That sounds kind of cool.

Now let's use the Square shape and draw some automation on the acousti...

Drawing automation with the Pencil tool
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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 10 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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