In this video, learn about adding breakdowns to flesh out animation.
- [Instructor] Breakdowns are the biggest … or the most important drawings between the keys … and let's remind ourselves of our thumbnails. … So in this case, I'm going to keep it very simple. … Number 7, between 1 and 9 and number 11, … which we see with the stroke here, … those are the breakdowns. … And you can make the breakdowns a very simple in-between … between those drawings, and I think that's … probably what we should do for this … to keep things fairly straightforward. … So let's do that. … And remember again, our time here, number 7 … and number 11. … Let's add them. … So here, I will add number 7 … and here, I will add number 11. … And I'm going to make both of these red … so that we can see them as breakdowns. … It'll help us to differentiate the keys … from the breakdowns and the in-betweens. … So we want to switch off the exposures … and then give them their own exposure, here. … So between 1, this is the key frame number 1, here. … And the next one, number 9, … we're going to add an exposure for 7. …
This course was created by Dermot O' Connor. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Drawing the character
- Layering and coloring
- Animating with layers
- Drawing keys and breakdowns
- Drawing inbetweens
- Animating objects vs. characters
- Rendering the animation