Monthly Archives: September 2016

Raster to Vector Conversion

OpenToonz makes quick work of the process of converting raster images to vector lines. That makes sketching in either all the more fun. Advertisements

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Random Happy Troll

As I’ve been testing I’ve also been trying some different styles. Sketchy… (Technically this was drawn on the 27th but I hadn’t noticed I’d passed the hour of midnight.  Who says we can’t time travel?  Creative people do it all … Continue reading

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Random Superhero with Invisibility Superzuit

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Characters: Meet Roko

I enjoyed the work of OpenToonz user Jame who animated a short cartoon called ‘Roko and Roka’.  I liked it enough that I thought I’d try drawing his character Roko myself. I may not speak Jame’s native language but animation bridges … Continue reading

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Random Doodle

I’m troubleshooting/gap checking and trying to improve workflow. This guy/gal represents an issue with quickly laying down line work that doesn’t easily fill with color.

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Revisiting Leonardo

One of the first posts on this blog pointed to Leonardo Da Vinci as an early pioneer of animation.  I still stand by that assessment. In that post I pointed to the sequence of poses from Leonardo’s notebooks that sketch … Continue reading

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A:M, OpenToonz and Motion Monster (Together again for the first time)

The latest Motion Monster has been released! Turtletooth Studios cutting edge branch of the powerful OpenToonz animation software is a welcome addition with features not yet incorporated into the official OpenToonz branch. This latest release is primarily designed to provide a … Continue reading

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