Monthly Archives: July 2016

Random Beagleboy

Well, not entirely random.  In this case it’s 761-167… or is it? These guys always fascinated me as a kid. The Beagle Boys were all basically carbon copies of each other and yet each had his own personality.  That is … Continue reading

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Blackmagic Fusion 8.2 Released

Fusion is a must have software for graphic artists and animators. Do yourself a favor.  Download.  Install.  Explore. With thousands of Hollywood movies having compositing and effects from Fusion the software is well established and proven. Do it! https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/fusion For … Continue reading

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OpenToonz: Troubleshooting and Creating New Tools

This morning has been quite productive. Here’s a rough from Disney’s ‘Rescuers Down Under’** I used in OpenToonz to create the shift in color/focus to make the drawings appear to animate.   It’s a neat little illusion… the kind of … Continue reading

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My First OpenToonz Demo Draws a Crowd

I ran a quick demo of OpenToonz and these guys and gals appear to have enjoyed it.  🙂 And yes, I’m drawing with a mouse.  We’ll hold off using a pen/tablet for now. (Special thanks to my sister for sharing … Continue reading

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Duck Tales is Returning!

To celebrate the announcement of the return of Disney’s Duck Tales here’s a quick tracing from some promotional art recently released.  At a guess I’m gonna say this is… Dewey. My main goal was to see how quickly I could … Continue reading

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OpenToonz (Portable): Fix for flipped frames

Why is this guy yapping! I just assisted the very talented Turtletooth with finding a problem behind (seemingly) random frames being flipped in FFMPEG export.  The new portable release with the fix should be forthcoming tomorrow. Turtletooth also implemented a secondary … Continue reading

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OpenToonz: New Nightlies and new Portable (Feature Testing)

This is to celebrate that the developers of OpenToonz implemented a suggestion I made to enhance the new Camera Capture (Pencil Test) feature. I’m not sure I can take much credit of course because someone would have requested a timer … Continue reading

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