Tip of the Week –Symbols Continued

Montreal, Canada - May 04, 2012

Toon Boom Tip of the Week As a follow-up installment to last week’s of our Tip of the Week - Using Symbols our resident expert and Professional Product Manager, Lilly Vogelesang, demonstrates some items which several users commented on in that blog post.

Before watching this video we recommend that you view the Using Symbols post first and also read the comments in the post. Here is the link to last week’s Using Symbols blogpost.

Using Symbols – Continued

In this 7 minute long video, Lilly will show two different ways of foreshortening an arm in Toon Boom. The first way is to save a template with the keys. Beginning with a single-piece arm and a hand with a pivot point the video shows ways of swapping out to a foreshortened arm in the upper arm layer. It then moves on to saving a template of keyframes.

The second way is to swap the arm out and have a second copy of the hand by duplicating the drawing, moving the drawing to the new position and setting the new pivot point. And saving a template of swaps.

Lilly continues by explaining the difference between saving drawing swaps and keyframes. Finally, working in the timeline is discussed.

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