Artoonix is a simple to use yet powerful software to create cartoons or animated movies. Animate the still pictures or drawings, import them from movies and. Article explaining why some animations look smooth and fluent while other don’t. Relationships between frame rate per second (fps), positions per second (pps). Feel free to explore artoonix project with objects described in this tutorial, download it here (zip file, kb), unzip and file in your Artoonix Projects.
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We will only use the bottom half of the rectangle to get a shift from blue to transparent not white! This article discusses why some animations look smooth and tutorkal while other don’t while seemingly they should have!
The recipient then will get a message that his arttoonix was recalled. There is apparent “shadowing” in the movement which is rather unpleasing to the eye. Now select the pink, and click the mouse to get a dot like 2. Use the buttons to control playing the film. Creating images with smooth color transitions Smooth color transitions is a recurring subject of requests that Artoonix developers encounter.
Group 1 – drawing tools: Registration transfer You can transfer your purchase to another person, as a gift, for artkonix.
Artoonix – create your own animatioins
tutorizl Now you can see that the pink grades smoothly from the center to the edges. Tutorlal a background Creating a flower Finishing Touches Downloads Animation Creating a background To start off, let us create the background as shown in the following steps please, also refer to the picture below: If you would like to continue using registered version of Artoonix, you will need to obtain a new registration.
Use Simple Transform “T” to stretch it to get something like 2. Fast smooth movement From the text and examples above one could conclude that only slow animation can be smooth. At the bottom of your Project: It is so if only the three parameters pps, fps and velocity are considered.
For instance, in example 1 below is a 2pps animation only two positions for the sequence of 1 second. If you wish, you can also add some text to the e-mail notification of the purchase transfer e. With a little bit of luck you will get something that looks like 7. You will keep your “My account” on artoonix. Alternative password First time you log in, you have to use the registration code that was sent to you after Artoonix registration.
We use in this article 30fps rate unless specified otherwise. Basic concepts Effects of “positions per seconds” pps and fps Effects of linear velocity of movement Fast smooth movement Basic concepts To start off, let us introduce some terms that will be used throughout this article. Once again, simple in artoonix – use frame tweening in the original animation and now set the frame delay to 33milliseconds to again have the movement completed in 1 second.
This is a global property in artoonix and can be adjusted in main projects window “options” “Movie” tab. My account “My account” allows each registered user to access their own space on Artoonix.
Start experimenting yourself, and, most importantly, have fun!
Smooth Movement animation
Feel free to explore artoonix project with objects described in this tutorial, download it here zip file, kbunzip and place. This allows easy modifications of the drawing in the other frames without re-drawing. As you can see the animation is very choppy and can hardly be called “smooth”. If needed, e-mail address associated with your Artoonix registration can be changed here. The final result looks like this: The whole movement is done in 1 second meaning that there is a millisecond delay in change over of the frame.
Clicking inside this frame one can move the object or the group of selected objects by holding the left mouse button pressed.
Group 2 – painting tools and styles – freehand, lines, squares, filled squares, ellipse, filled ellipse; paint bucket. The next example shows the same animation but with 5 frames inserted using standard tweening tool in artoonix.
The color can be chosen from the color palette at the bottom of the painting canvas. Another, very important one is the actual perception of movement that is created in human visual cortex that’s a part of the brain where actual image processing is done on the basis of the “frames” that eyes capture.
Being a powerful addition to already large set of animation tools, tuyorial tweening can tutoriak be used to illustrate some basic animation skills. The gradient effect is here!
We will now go through tutoria process of adding the audio tracks to the Pony project. Should you for any reason loose your registration code for Artoonix software, you can request it here – it will be immediately mailed to aryoonix e-mail address that you use to log into your account.
Let’s say you want to animate a pony like this:. Choose Ttorial color in the palette and draw in a new object a short vertical “stroke”, so that it looks similar to 1 in figure below 2. We have demonstrated here that a number of parameters needs to be considered and applied properly to achieve perception of a smooth animation.
You will be taken to Duplicate Frame 2 where the content of the previous frame is copied. To start off, let us create the background as shown in the following steps please, also refer to the picture below: Group 3 – sets the size of the tools. However it does give a good ballpark figure of ensuring smooth motion.
Let us try now the next parameter – movement velocity. Transfer recall Until the tutorail of recipient’s acceptance, you can recall your transfer. Basic concepts Effects of “positions per seconds” pps and fps Effects of linear velocity of movement Fast smooth movement. Merge them into one object. It has also been shown recently that 25pps is actually a very practical value for smooth animations in most cases.
We will use the “water lily” example artoonix. Unfortunately not – the fps is set to the maximum of 30 so whatever frames we would insert would artooonix lost during export.