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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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Creating One-Point Perspective in Anime Studio

Need a copy of Anime Studio? Get it here: http://www.getanimestudio.incredibletutorials.com Perspective is very important for when it comes to drawing anything, especially scenes. In this video, we take a look at how to set up a basic set using one point perspective. While we do this in Anime Studio, it can really be applied to […]

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Binding Shades with Smart Bones in Anime Studio

Now that we have the face shaded, we can bring our focus to the character’s torso. Continuing on with using the Add Point, Create Shape and Curvature tools in Anime Studio, we will create and shadows and shading for the character’s body. Part 1: Cartoon Shading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-d_2VLs95A Part 2: Secondary Shadows: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BniPEs8jfJA Part 3: Adding […]

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Adding Torso Shading in Anime Studio

Now that we have the face shaded, we can bring our focus to the character’s torso. Continuing on with using the Add Point, Create Shape and Curvature tools in Anime Studio, we will create and shadows and shading for the character’s body. Part 1: Cartoon Shading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-d_2VLs95A Part 2: Secondary Shadows: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BniPEs8jfJA Part 3: Adding […]

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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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Using Brushes to Create Scrolling Backgrounds in Anime Studio

Sometimes it may be necessary for a scene to contain a loop-able background (such as a character running and the camera following him/her). While you could copy and paste assets to try and build the backdrop, there is an easier way through the use of custom brush types. Here, we will learn how to create […]

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Setting Up Eyes for a Detailed Head Turn in Anime Studio

In Part 1 of this three part series, we take a mug shot of a character and rig his eyes for blinking. Not only can this animation be used for many things down the road, but it will allow us to create a convincing head turn in Part 3. Part 2: Rigging a Mouth for […]

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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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Creating a Mouth with a Mask in Anime Studio

While you could build a mouth without a mask, this tutorial shows you a quick way to achieve easy mouth movements with a vector mask layer. From here, you can then build your character and even create actions for the mouth phonemes. Software Required: Anime Studio Pro Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated […]

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Animating a Running Character in Anime Studio

By using a combination of onionskins, frame labeling and bone coloring, it’s very possible to create a believable running animation cycle no matter what type of character design is used. Along with this video is a workflow chart you may find useful. This document gives some insights on how to create an effect running cycle. […]

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Chart for Running Cycle in Anime Studio Tutorial

You can use this chart to help you with the Animating a Running Character in Anime Studio tutorial.  Click the image for a larger view.  Right click on the image and choose Save As if you wish to keep it.  

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Animating Breasts in Anime Studio Pro 9

With a combination of Dynamic Bones and Smart Bone dials, you can create realistic breast physics for any of your female characters.  You can combine these techniques or use them separately, depending on your needs.  In the end, this video will take you through the process in adding some polish (and bounce) to the ladies […]

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Animating Blowing Smoke Effects in Anime Studio

From cigarettes to other… objects, creating a smoke effect in Anime Studio may be something you will want to do. This tutorial breaks down how to create a blowing smoke effect from drawing to keyframing the motion. Software Required: Anime Studio Pro (Any Version) Skill Level: Beginner Recorded By: Jim Mills Narrated By: Chad Troftgruben […]

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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: […]

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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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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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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 […]