Toon Boom Animate and iStock
Import visuals from iStock into Toon Boom Animate and speed up your creative process. Use iStock digital images for backgrounds, sets, props, characters and poses. Do rotoscoping, and easily store your iStock assets in the template library for re-use. Select iStock sound and add it to your creations to complete your projects.
Toon Boom Animate User Guide References
You should refer to the Toon Boom Animate User Guide to learn more about the different topics discussed in this Tips and Tricks.
Refer to Chapter 8: Gathering Content and Chapter 11: Setting Up the Scene to learn more about Importing Bitmap, Vector Based images and movie files in Animate and how to position these different scene components.
Movie Clip Rotoscope
Refer to Chapter 4: Drawing and Animating and Chapter 5: Adding Colour to learn more about the tools and features available to rotoscope your video or to animate from scratch. You will also find out about the different tools and features available to paint your animation with.
Refer to Chapter 12: Working With Sound to learn more about importing and working with sound files in Animate.
Refer to Chapter 10: Building a Character and Chapter 14: Animating Your Puppet to learn more about building your own cut-out puppet and animating it.
Automatic Lip-sync Detection
Refer to Chapter 12: Working with Sound to learn more about importing your sound file and creating a lip-sync using the automatic lip-sync detection feature.
Refer to Chapter 13: Creating Animation Paths to learn more about animating your camera. You can also refer to Chapter 11: Setting Up the Scene to learn more about creating a multiplane effect.