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Straight Lines in an Animation

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Straight Lines in an Animation

Postby Bloodwind » Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:31 pm

Hello, I didn't know how I should look this up; but, I wanted to know how do I get my animation to have straight lines? When I finish an Animation I don't know how to make my lines appear un-jagged and jittery when the animation is playing.

One example I can give if people are confused is like in the early episodes of ed edd n' eddy. :evil:
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Re: Straight Lines in an Animation

Postby Charles » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:01 pm

The way to get you lines from agitating is by being very diligent about keeping them consistent from frame to frame. Vector lines in your animation are much more conducive to stability as in the case of creating a set shape in Flash or Toonboom and then using that shape / symbol throughout your animation.

The other way to go is if you're hand drawing the line, then do the best you can in keeping that line the same from frame to frame. Takes skill and effort and can be developed through practice.
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Re: Straight Lines in an Animation

Postby Bloodwind » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:29 pm

Charles wrote:The way to get you lines from agitating is by being very diligent about keeping them consistent from frame to frame. Vector lines in your animation are much more conducive to stability as in the case of creating a set shape in Flash or Toonboom and then using that shape / symbol throughout your animation.

The other way to go is if you're hand drawing the line, then do the best you can in keeping that line the same from frame to frame. Takes skill and effort and can be developed through practice.


Thanks, I just bought Toon Boom 5 and I guess I will try learning how to use it again. I will also export them as .Png files and paint them in Corel Painter or Photoshop. :lol:
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