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Creating Two-Point Perspective in Anime Studio

Need a copy of Anime Studio? Get it here: http://www.getanimestudio.incredibletutorials.com Two-point perspective can really add an extra dimension to you drawn scenes.  This tutorial shows you how to set up guides and construct a house using the method. Software Required: Anime Studio Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated By: Chad Troftgruben For more […]

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Adding Facial Highlights to a Character in Anime Studio

In part 3 on our series for shading, we add some highlights to the character’s face to give the piece more volume. This includes adding highlights to the character’s eyes as well. We do this with Anime Studio’s Draw Shape and Add Point Tools. Part 1: Cartoon Shading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-d_2VLs95A Part 2: Secondary Shadows: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BniPEs8jfJA Software […]

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Polishing Up Facial Shading in Anime Studio

In the second part of our series on shading, we examine how to apply secondary shadows to our character. Part 1 on shading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-d_2V… Software Required: Anime Studio Pro Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated By: Chad Troftgruben For more tutorials SUBSCRIBE to the Incredible Tutorials Channel Or visit us on: Google+ Facebook Twitter

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Basic Facial Shading in Anime Studio

While you can have Anime Studio automate the shading process, it’s usually best to manually apply the effect so you can have greater control over it. This tutorial shows you how to create some basic cartoon shading effects using the Add Point and Create Shape Tools. This is part 1 of a mini series on […]

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Hiding Assets with Masking in Anime Studio

Have you ever brought an image into Anime Studio and wished you could somehow make a character or object appear behind one part of the image, while still being revealed in another? While you could go into another software and break this image apart, you can also achieve the effect through masking, without having to […]

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Cutting Out a Background with Masking in Anime Studio

With masking in Anime Studio, you can remove certain things, such as backgrounds in images, with ease.  While some may prefer to do such a thing in a program like Photoshop, using masks allows you to keep this task in Anime Studio. Software Required: Anime Studio Pro Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated […]

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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Advanced Workspace Tools in Anime Studio Pro 9

The workspace tools in Anime Studio Pro allow you to move, zoom and rotate the canvas in a 3D space. This will not affect your animation and is meant for work purposes. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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Vector Shape Selector in Anime Studio Pro 9

By default, you can only select an object if its current layer is selected. With the Vector Shape Selector, you can select any vector you see on the canvas and automatically select the layer it currently sits on. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro […]

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Introduction to Anime Studio Pro 9′s Timeline

The timeline allows us to map out every animation in the project file. The timeline contains three tabs: Channels, Sequencer and Graph Mode, which will all be discussed in this tutorial. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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Color Effects and More with the Styles Palette in Anime Studio Pro 9

The Styles Palette allows us to not only choose different colors and adjust stroke widths, but create special gradient, shaded and texture effects. This tutorial will walk you through the basics. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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New Smart Bones in Anime Studio Pro 9

Bones can be a great help in Anime Studio. Sometimes though they tend to glitch or bend in ways we don’t like. With the new Smart Bones system we can create pre-set actions to help fix the way bones move. On top of that, we can create a system of dials that control the movements […]

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Downloading and Using Scripts in Anime Studio Pro 9

One of the great benefits of Anime Studio Pro is being able to expend its tool and feature set with custom coded scripts. If you have the knowledge you can program these scripts yourself or download them from an external source. This tutorial shows you how to use, downloaded and install new scripts. Note: This […]

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Connecting Your Files in Anime Studio Pro 9

The Real Time Media Connection in Anime Studio Pro allows you to alter imported files outside of the software and then see the changes take place instantly. This is great if you quickly need to edit an imported image or audio file. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the […]

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Configuring Project Settings in Anime Studio Pro 9

Adjusting the resolution, frame rate and frame count are just some of the features you can tweak in Anime Studio Pro. The background color, depth of field and render settings can also be adjusted in this panel. Check out this video to see how to access all the features. Note: This tutorial was created for […]

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Importing 3D Poser Objects into Anime Studio Pro 9

With Anime Studio Pro, you not only have the ability to import 3D objects, but Poser project files as well. This makes working between the two Smith Micro projects seamless and easy. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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Creating Physics with Anime Studio Pro 9

With Anime Studio Pro, you can create physics so that objects interact with each other when touched or dropped. This can be useful for creating realistic looking movements. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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Hiding Seams with the Patch Layer in Anime Studio Pro 9

Introduced in Anime Studio Pro 8, the patch layer allows you to hide seams that may be appearing when animating a limb. This tutorial shows you how to implement a patch. Note: This tutorial was created for Smith Micro and is part of the official Anime Studio Pro 9 tutorial list.

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Improved Onionskinning in Anime Studio Pro 9

The new onionskin system in Anime Studio Pro 9 allows for better distinction between frames with color coded outlines. On top of that, frames that come before or after the selected frame will gradually fade out, giving you a better idea of distance between frames. Finally, you now have an option to turn on a […]