Toon Boom Tutorials

Stop Motion Keyframes in Toon Boom Animate

Using Stop Motion Keyframes in Toon Boom Animate. A buddy of mine commented on my work and said I tween a HELL of a lot… Guilty as charged, but Toon Boom handles tweening SO well!!! Anyway, here is a tutorial showing a simple arm, throwing a ball using stop motion keyframes, and drawing substitutions.

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    Anatomy of a 30sec Short Vol. 2 – Using Toon Boom Animate Tutorial

Anatomy of a 30sec Short Vol. 2 – Using Toon Boom Animate Tutorial

In this Toon Boom Animate tutorial DVD: Anatomy of a 30sec Short Vol. 2 – Using Toon Boom Animate, which will be available as a download, we take you step by step on how each part of the animation was done, from animatics, to head turns and eye blinks, animating the time elements like the clock, calendar, and hour glass, and last but not least creating cut out puppets.

Toon Boom Animate tutorial: Using Z-depth

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to turn on “focus on Mouse Enter” in Toon Boom Animate, as well as use z-depth to bring items to the foreground. Also, our second Toon Boom Animate DVD is available for pre-purchase: Anatomy of a 30sec Short Vol.2, click here to purchase http://toonboomdvd2.weebly.com/ In this DVD we take you step by step on how each part of the animation was done, from animatics, to head turns and eye blinks, animating the time elements like the clock, calendar, and hour glass, and last but not least creating cut out puppets.

Toon Boom Animate: Animate a Fish Tutorial

Animate a fish using Toon Boom Animate. In this fish animation tutorial, we show simple, textured, fish swimming. Topics covered are pivot points, textures, paint bucket fill techniques, as well as how to create a seamless texture using Photoshop.

Toon Boom Animate: Simple Bug or Insect Walk Cycle [PREMIUM]

Insect Walk Cycle In this tutorial, we show a simple insect walk cycle using Toon Boom Animate. This is based on a tutorial of a beetle walk cycle in the book Tezuka School of Animation, Volume 2 – Animals in Motion.

Toon Boom Animate: Pencil Animation Tutorial

In this pencil animation tutorial, we show an animated pencil drawing a curvy line. Topics covered are Masking, motion tweens, paint bucket fill techniques.

Toon Boom Animate: Bomb Explosion Animation Tutorial [PREMIUM]


In this Premium Tutorial, we create a simple bomb or firecracker explosion animation.
For the full tutorial, purchase now for $10 tonyteach.com/explosion

Topics include:
cycles
masking
motion tweens
and a technique I use to create explosions.

This tutorial is based on the explosion section of one of my favorite animation books: Tezuka School of Animation Vol. 1 (as in Osamu Tezuka, Father of Manga).

Beaver Cola: Download Delays

Hello All,
First and foremost thank you again for supporting Tonyteach’s project, Beaver Cola.
Our initial estimated time of delivery on ALL digital files was today, April 9th. However, due to some unforeseen issues, some of them **technical, all digital files will be emailed out on Monday, April 16th 2012. Physical files will be mailed out April 16th as well.

We do apologize for the delay.

Thanks Tony

**technical issues: we inadvertently recorded a section of the tutorials, only to notice later half the sound was missing. The error has since been corrected, and re-recorded. Ironically, the section of the tutorials that had errors with sound… was the Sound portion of the DVD

The fix we did to make our tutorial recording work will not be on the DVD, as this problem was one with screencasting a tutorial, and not one dealing with animation.