Introduction to Key Frame Animation in Toon Boom Harmony

We'll begin this Toon Boom tutorial by discussing what a key frame is and how we can set one in the timeline view in Toon Boom Harmony. Software required: Toon Boom Harmony.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2013
Duration
1h 16m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2013
Duration
1h 16m
Description

We'll begin this Toon Boom tutorial by discussing what a key frame is and how we can set one in the timeline view in Toon Boom Harmony. From there we'll learn about implementing other tools and features to animate cut-out styled animations using key frames such as the data view, pivots, pegs, symbols, and inverse kinematics. By gaining a good understanding about key frames in Toon Boom Harmony, you'll be able to tackle your own cut-out styled animation projects with ease while having a lot of fun. While the project files that accompany this course can only be opened with Toon Boom Harmony, you can easily follow along if you are using Toon Boom Animate or Animate Pro. All of the features and topics that we'll cover are applicable to both applications. Software required: Toon Boom Harmony.

About the author
About the author

Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi, I'm Kurt with Digital-Tutors, and I'll be your instructor as we learn about some basic functions and features of animating with key frames in Toon Boom Harmony. We'll begin this process by discussing what a key frame is, and how we can set one in the timeline view in Toon Boom Harmony. From there, we'll learn about implementing other tools and features to animate cutout-styled animations using key frames such as the data view, pivots, pegs, symbols, and inverse kinematics. While the project files that accompany this course can only be opened with Toon Boom Harmony, you can easily follow along if you're using Toon Boom Animate or Animate Pro. All of the features and topics that we'll cover are totally applicable to both applications. By gaining a good understanding about key frames in Toon Boom Harmony, you'll be able to tackle your own cutout-styled animation projects with ease while having a lot of fun. So with that, we'll get started in our next lesson.