Animating a Head Turn with Smart Bones in Anime Studio Pro 9

There are many different ways to create head turns in Anime Studio. In this video, Chad and Jim demonstrate how to create a smooth head turn from front to left and then to right by using a Smart Bone dial. Software Required: Anime Studio Pro 9 or Later Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills […]


Animating a Convincing Walking Animation in Anime Studio

Learn the fundamentals for creating a convincing walking cycle for an Anime Studio character. From setting down the extreme poses, to adding in subtle midway effects, after watching this tutorial, you will have mastered the art of animated walking. Software Required: Anime Studio Pro (Any Version) Skill Level: Intermediate Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated By: […]


A New Addition to the Incredible Tutorials Family

For the past five years, Incredible Tutorials has been a one man show.  That is about to change beginning December 2nd.  While I feel that my tutorials have been pretty successful, there is only so much I can do on my own.  That is why after months of discussion and preparation, my new partner, Jim […]


Live Previewing of Effects and Brushes in Anime Studio 9.5

Get Anime Studio now!   Anime Studio 9.5 now allows you to view your color and brush settings on the fly.  This can make experimenting and editing a lot easier.


Labeling and Coloring Bones in Anime Studio 9.5

Click here to upgrade to Anime Studio 9.5! Anime Studio 9.5 introduces the ability to color and label your bones. While it seems like a simple addition, this is great for organizing complex structures. It also makes referencing labels for your Smart Bone Actions a lot easier.


Anime Studio 9.5 Tutorial: Easier Importing and Exporting for Windows Users

Looking to upgrade to Anime Studio 9.5?  Get it here! Windows users running the 64 bit version of Anime Studio 9.5 now have the ability to import and export various file types with the Windows Media Foundation Library. While there are still some limitations, it does make the process easier, especially during the importing phase.


Streamlined Scene Creation with Depth Shifting

New to Anime Studio 9.5, you can now adjust the depth and size of an object at the same time to streamline the scene creation process. This is great for people like me who forget to adjust the depth when composing a shot! This tutorial explains how to use the feature.


Flexi-Binding in Anime Studio 9.5

In Anime Studio 9.5, Flexi-Binding has seen an upgrade. Learn how to assign bone groups to certain layers and better utilize the flexible, bendy animation style with this tutorial.

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Exporting Multiple Files at Once with Anime Studio Pro

With Anime Studio Pro, you can queue up and export several videos at once.  While you may need to write your start frames down (if they don’t begin at 1), batch exporting could save you some time.


Working with Multiple Sequences in Premiere

Sometimes it’s easier to break your scenes up into chunks when editing in Premiere.  This tutorial shows my method of editing and gives some insight into how sequences work.


Applying a Highpass or Lowpass Filter in Premiere

Have you ever wanted to adjust your audio so it sounds like it’s coming from a television or intercom? How about muffing the audio so it appears to be coming from another room? With a highpass and lowpass filter, you can easily make these changes to create a simple yet convincing effect.


Using Video Effects in Adobe Premiere

In Adobe Premiere, you have the ability to add video effects and filters to your productions.  This can be great for color correction, blurring, sharpening, chroma keying and more.  This tutorial will show you how it’s done.


Converting to HTML5 with Flash CS6

With Flash CS6, and a small Adobe extension, you have the ability to convert Flash files to HTML5 for greater stability and reach. This lesson takes you through how to download the extension, set it up and export a file. HTML5 Extension: http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/flash-to-html5.html


Motion, Opacity and Time Effects in Premiere

In Premiere, by using the Effect Controls tab, we can adjust the size, position, opacity, speed and other attributes of a clip.  This video walks you through how to utilize these options, plus create keyframes for animated effects.


Creating a Freeze Frame in Adobe Premiere

In Premiere, you can easily hold or freeze on a piece of video. This can have several different uses and allows the editor to create different effects for the project. Watch the tutorial to learn how to do it!

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Free Webinars on Flash and Animation for April

This month I will be hosting four free webinars on Flash and animation. These webinars are done through eProf, so two way communication via webcam, microphone and text is possible. To sign up for any of these classes, simply click on a desired link on the right or go to my tutoring website. Here is […]


Interpolating Between Switch Sub-Layers

If you are using the same points, you have the ability to interpolate, or automatically animate between two different sub-layers within a Switch Layer.  It’s a simple matter of checking a box and duplicating a layer.  This tutorial shows you the steps.


Applying Bone Physics in Anime Studio Pro

With the bone tools in Anime Studio, we can apply attributes that cause the bones to react to different movements.  This can be useful for springy objects, hair, feathers and so on.  With this option we can also adjust the Torque, Spring and Damping values to further fine tune the effect.

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Free Flash and Anime Studio Webinars for March

This month you will have the chance to attend three webinars for free. These webinars include returning favorites: Adobe Flash VS Anime Studio, ActionScript 3.0 Basics and Polishing Up Your Flash Cartoons. Each of these classes start at 11 AM MST on March 7th, 21st and 28th. More details can be found on the Incredible […]


Let Us Showcase Your Anime Studio Work!

I have teamed up with Jim Mills and Smith Micro to create a new promo showcasing the best of Anime Studio. We need talented Anime Studio artists to submit two to three, five to ten second video clips of their best work. This promo will be going on the Smith Micro channel, which receives quite […]


Converting Anime Studio Objects into Flash Symbols

If you are an Anime Studio user looking to import your assets into a Flash project file, this tutorial will show you one way to do it.  Benefits to this would be wanting to use Flash to animate Anime Studio drawn objects and program in ActionScript using Anime Studio artwork.  This may also provide a […]