Backgrounds and Assets for Animation with No Drawing Skills

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Learn to use Photoshop to produce the images and backgrounds for your animations with no drawing skills

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2h 24m
Lesson time
beginner
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In this course you will learn how to use Photoshop to create backgrounds for your animations.

At the end of this course you will know all the techniques to be able to create backgrounds and visual assets to produce your animations, with a complete tutorial that puts together everything you learn in this course.

This course is aimed to beginners, so I will be explaining with as much detail as possible.

And if you already know how to use Photoshop, you can just jump to the Background Tutorial to just use everything you know to start creating what you need for your animations.

Inside you will learn:

  • How to use the different drawing shapes.
  • How to modify your drawing.
  • How to work with layers.
  • How to use the masking tools to create the effect of putting one drawing inside a shape.
  • How to add texture
  • How to import reference images to trace backgrounds
  • And how to create a 3D Effect that helps you create interesting perspectives, using point distortion.

And then, after you know all the tools and techniques, we will put everything together to create a background.

So, if you want to learn how to create backgrounds using photoshop, enroll now.

17 Lessons

Getting Familiar with Photoshop
0:01:37
Introduction to Photoshop
0:08:27
Workspace and Panels
0:06:28
Creating a New Document in Photoshop
0:07:30
Selection Tool
0:04:44
Zooming and Navigation
0:07:27
Managing Layers
0:08:40
Merging, Grouping and Linking Layers
Drawing
0:08:40
Drawing Shapes to Design Images Using Your Mouse
0:14:42
Designing a Futuristic Gun Using Shapes
0:09:23
Modify Your Drawing
0:09:32
The Brush Tool
Using the Masking Tools
0:07:28
Masking Tools: How to Draw Inside a Region and Extract parts of a Layer
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2h 24m of video content
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6 peers to work with
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With a background of 10 years in the film industry at Autumn Leave Films, and with over 30 short films produced to this date, we are a group of animators who love to share everything we know about animation, from pre-production, animation, to post production. Our aim is to equip future …

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