Operate tvpaint effectively

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hang9898
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Operate tvpaint effectively

Post by hang9898 » 23 Jul 2019, 05:19

I just learned cartoon painting and am doing it on tvpaint, but because of the new, I have a lot of difficulties about mixing colors and drawing actions as well as using tvpaint results. Who can give me the simplest and effective way to mine

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Post by slowtiger » 23 Jul 2019, 07:16

You should definitely look into the video tutorials. But even better would be a hands-on approach: is there no other TVP user in your area whom you could ask for an afternoon of introduction?
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Re: Operate tvpaint effectively

Post by D.T. Nethery » 23 Jul 2019, 10:48

One of the best ways to learn is to assign yourself a small project (or several small projects) to animate and color in TVPaint.

Animate a bouncing ball on a simple background. Animate a walk cycle of a simple character . Then put a moving background behind your walk cycle using the KeyFramer .
Using the tools for a specific project is the best way to learn. Don't make the projects too complicated to start with.


The various video tutorials available are also a good place to start. Some of the source .tvpp files used in the video tutorials are available to download , here:

https://www.tvpaint.com/v2/content/arti ... amples.php

There is currently a list of 58 tutorials on TVPaint's YouTube channel -

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... x-Q3F7GepJ

If you want to see how .tvpp files are organized with multiple layers, there are examples you can download here of source files:

https://www.tvpaint.com/v2/content/arti ... tivity.php
(scroll down to the bottom of that page to see the source files you can download)

More source files:

https://www.tvpaint.com/v2/content/arti ... ofilmo.php

https://www.tvpaint.com/v2/content/arti ... ighter.php
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