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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by Fabrice » 03 Dec 2014, 15:24

As I understand it they animated in TVPaint , then the animation drawings were painted frame by frame with custom brushes in Photoshop.
That's it. Even if everything could have been done directly in TVPaint.
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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by D.T. Nethery » 04 Dec 2014, 12:48

Fabrice wrote:
As I understand it they animated in TVPaint , then the animation drawings were painted frame by frame with custom brushes in Photoshop.
That's it. Even if everything could have been done directly in TVPaint.
True. But I think what happens is that the art directors have become masters of Photoshop before they ever know about TVPaint . They understand that TVPaint is for both animating and also digital painting , BUT it is too much work in the midst of production to relearn the digital painting workflow, how to make custom brushes, all their keyboard shortcuts , etc. which is long established habit for them in Photoshop , so to relearn all that in TVPaint is daunting. It's not that TVPaint can't do the same (or better) than PS, but it's a matter of the TIME they've already invested in mastering PS and the additional TIME it would take to adapt their digital painting workflow to TVP.

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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by Elodie » 04 Dec 2014, 12:50

Don't worry David, we are aware of this :wink:
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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by Fabrice » 04 Dec 2014, 13:06

D.T. Nethery wrote:True. But I think what happens is that the art directors have become masters of Photoshop before they ever know about TVPaint . They understand that TVPaint is for both animating and also digital painting , BUT it is too much work in the midst of production to relearn the digital painting workflow, how to make custom brushes, all their keyboard shortcuts , etc. which is long established habit for them in Photoshop , so to relearn all that in TVPaint is daunting. It's not that TVPaint can't do the same (or better) than PS, but it's a matter of the TIME they've already invested in mastering PS and the additional TIME it would take to adapt their digital painting workflow to TVP.
True, but I admit I'm a bit disappointed about this point, because I offered to recreate the brushes they needed in TVPaint.
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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by D.T. Nethery » 19 Mar 2015, 15:24

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Tonko House, the studio founded by former Pixar art directors Robert Kondo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi, is developing a feature film based on their Academy Award-nominated short The Dam Keeper.

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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by Fabrice » 19 Mar 2015, 17:42

good to know.
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Re: [Erick Oh] The Dam Keeper • Gunther

Post by Elodie » 22 Jun 2017, 08:01



An adorable teaser for The Dam Keeper series ! :D

It's animated in TVPaint, both in California and Tokyo :D

Plus, a few making of :


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