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Layering for 2D Computer Animation in Photoshop

by Joshua Samson

This course teaches you how to make layered images using Photoshop in preparation for 2-D animation.

What you'll learn

This course takes you through all of the steps, tools, and considerations in designing and layering an image for 2-D animation using Photoshop. Topics covered range from style considerations to basic techniques for creating your layered images. After completing this course, you will be ready to bring your layered image into an animation program.

About the author

Joshua Samson began his career as a child stage actor and soon changed his focus to filmmaking. He has been working with film since the 6th grade and earned both a B.S. of Film Studies from Missouri State University and an M.F.A. in Film Studies from the University of Utah. He has worked primarily as an actor, writer, director, cinematographer, and editor but has branched out for numerous projects into the other realms of filmmaking including set and costume design, producing, and music composit... more

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