In this video, learn about coloring the character with separate layers.
- [Instructor] Now let's apply the color. … If I go through the timeline here, … we have our one three, five, seven, nine, 11, and so on. … I've made another folder called Color. … It's got identically named layers … and I've also colored the layer outline so that they match … that way it's just easier to figure out … what we're looking at. … We want to set the exposures to be the same. … So for number one, … let's switch off propagate frame number one, … and then switch it on again. … And now we go through … three, five, seven, nine, 11, 13, 15, 17. … And if we can open this just barely enough … so that we can see both. … If I go to frame one, you'll see one for color, one for line … three for color, three for line … and so on all the way up until we get to the top. … So now we can begin to apply our color to this layer here. … Might be easier if you either … switch off the white background … or we put in a background with a different color. … So let's do that. … Maybe he's against the sky, pick a blue, …
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