Author Archives: Rodney

About Rodney

Cartoonist and Animator! I'd tell you more but then I'll have to debrief you.

Opentoonz: Tape Tool Fix

Testing this fix now…   This fixes an issue with using the Tape Tool to connect vector lines that are not part of the same group. Looking good. Thanks to PoJieNie for the fix!

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Aaron Blaise: Fundamentals of Animation Course (Free for Limited Time)

  GO NOW and get it while it is free! https://creatureartteacher.com/product-category/special-sale/ Then we can discuss the course at length and explore!    

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Journey into Mystery #83

My brother and I use to scour our rural community for adventure and more than a few times we discovered it.  One such adventure led us to an interesting treasure trove of comic books with the prize jewel (for me) … Continue reading

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Resolve: 3 Different Modes of Stabilization

Source: https://filmsimplified.com/ Free course:  https://filmsimplified.com/p/davinci-resolve-crash-course

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Doodle Paint Opentoonz Workflow

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OpenToonz SuperPack

OTSuperPack What is it? I’m currently testing a utility for packaging up Opentoonz (the program), Opentoonz Project Files (Opentoonz stuff directory) and optionally assisting the user with adding other programs and data to make backup, sharing, and testing of files … Continue reading

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Congratulations Wendy and Richard! 40 Years of ‘Elfquest’

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Tool Tips

Most programs have ‘tooltips’ that suggest the use for each icon. Hover over the icons and wait to see what hints the tooltip will provide.

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Free Transitions for OpenToonz

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You are what you draw

Well, not really but for those that do draw we often assume the emotional characteristics of what we are drawing.   This can be good.  This can be bad.   Bottom line:  If you feel you are in a rut… mix … Continue reading

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