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How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:16 pm

In a webinar on FBF animation, Charles Kenway has these wonderful brushes like ink stains and other very large blotches, drips and sponges.

Where can I buy them or learn how to make them? I'm going to be doing a music video that needs FBF animation and I'd like it to look as hand drawn as possible. Lines and fills.

Here's the webinar. Some of the brushes are at around 13 minutes. https://www.animestudiotutor.com/frame_ ... -by-frame/

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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby slowtiger » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:24 pm

Brushes in Moho are simple PNG files which have to be in a certain place to be visible after the next start. Just create your own and put them in there. On Mac, it's AS.app/Content/Ressources/Support/brushes (v9 - 11).
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:36 pm

Ah!

Just noticed that I had created a bunch of brushes long ago but they were all in the Anime Studio brushes folder.
I brought them over and they now show up.

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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby chucky » Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:09 pm

Oh no , that webinar! I was so sick! I was half comatose and spent the next 2 weeks in bed.
Anyway, those brushes are all in the brushes folder (I think).
I saw you use painter, if you use Clip Studio , you can get a lot of my drippy brushes for that ( amongst others) over at
https://squarebrush.com
they are generated from real ink drips and blots.
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:26 pm

Yeah. It's a shame about that webinar. There were a lot of things in it that I really want to learn, but it's like slugging through molasses.

I do have Clip Studio Pro, also. Thanks for the link to those brushes. Looks good.

In fact, I've been toying with the idea of upgrading to Clip Studio EX for some of my animation. That way I can get better drawing capabilities than the freehand tool in Moho. Then I would import to Moho for more work.
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby chucky » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:38 am

I did this one before that webinar, when I wasn't ill.
It is much more useful, if you can follow what I'm trying to explain about the blue pencil layer being my original to the references ( clean, fill etc.)
But that's more about frame by frame, but there are a few good tips on using the freehand in there.
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:28 pm

Thanks, chucky.

Looks very useful.
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby chucky » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:30 am

Hey Neal I see you picked up those CSP brushes.
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:16 pm

Yes. Haven't installed them yet. But they look like they'll be very good at what I'm trying to achieve. Thanks.

Hey Chucky, I've been looking through you animation reel. Really great stuff, man! I especially like the ones that have a painterly look to them.
Were they all done in Moho?
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby chucky » Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:31 pm

Thanks Neal,
Yes, they are all in Moho (except there are a couple of scenes done in TBS and moho combined) in the Yeti video.
The paintings were either in Clip or Painter. I used to use painter all the time, but now I much prefer clip, it has a far better working environment.
Painter has a few more brush chops, but has become naggy and gimmicky and is just not so fun to use. Besides , now Clip has frame by frame animation too.
I still use TBS for storyboard work, hopefully TB will wake up to themselves now 'storyboard' has come along and even though it's first iteration , is pretty amazing for a free app.
Moho has amazing potential, I really hope it make sit through these dark days inside it's chrysalis.. we shall see. huh?
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Re: How do I create these brushes?

Postby NealF » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:37 am

I just upgraded to Clip Studio Exp for the animation.
I like it also. The new Painter does have some great water color and thick paint effects which I'll use for backgrounds. And I'll probably do much FBF in CS and Moho and then put it all together in Moho. Then I'll probably put in a Motion effect or two. Then off to FCP X for finishing.

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