Learn how to improve the images of your animations by adding lights, shadow and texture.
Interested in improving the graphics of your next animation?
A lot of us have heard about cell shading for static images, but what about using it for your animations?
Well, now you can definitely do that by combining Photoshop with any animation software you like.
The one we prefer, and the one we will be using is CrazyTalk Animator 3.2 because it lets you jump back and forth between the two, to make little modifications here and there, and have them update in CrazyTalk Animator.
In this course I will teach you how to use Photoshop and CrazyTalk Animator to use Cell Shading in your animations.
Hey, practice makes perfect right?
So that’s why in this course we included some practical exercises that you can follow to help you take action and understand each concept and technique to its fullest.
From adding simple shadows to a character, to using soft shadows, texture and depth to the hair of your characters, and even learn how to create texture for your backgrounds.
And after you finish with all the exercises, we will move on to improve a whole scene, from start to finish, and at the end, we will compare the before and after.
Then, if you know about the principles of animation, we will dig into one of the newest features on CrazyTalk Animator 3.2 that lets you apply the follow through principle to your characters, in a lesson in which we animate the hair as a separate accessory.
And, to finish off with the course, you will learn why a lot of graphic designers are now using CrazyTalk Animator to pose their characters for their designs. Why? Because it’s simple and easy, with one click you can export any frame of your animation, or any character in any pose into Photoshop.
You will learn this in a tutorial that teaches you how to create YouTube Thumbnails.
So, if you are ready to take the visuals of your animation to the next level, start applying Cell Shading using Crazytalk and Photoshop and increase your quality.
Enroll now, and learn by watching and doing the exercises provided in the course.
See you inside!
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 …View full profile
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