In this video, learn about coloring the animation with separate layers.
- [Instructor] It's one of the strengths … of animating in Photoshop … that you can use these really great … natural media brushes to do your animation. … So, the best way to color it is to make a new group, … and we'll call this one Color, … and let's make a bunch of frames. … So, as many frames as we have in the original animation, … and that was the original animation layer, … so it's about nine. … So one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine. … It's very, very important to label everything consistently. … So, we'll just go through … and we'll name the frames accordingly. … And I'm actually going to copy the color codes as well. … 17, nine, and one are the keys. … Right click, make them gray, … and it was number seven and 11 were the breakdowns. … Now, one thing that's happened is … these are propagated throughout all the other levels. … So I'm going to switch them off … and then just go through each one, … one by one, and put the exposure in. … So number one, number three, number five, and so on. …
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