ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

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ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by chucky » Fri May 29, 2015 5:21 pm

Hi everyone, here is a longer guide to using Frame by Frame in ASP11 with all the benefits of multiple layers and masking.

Although not immediately obvious, you can very easily keep all the layers synchronised by using a master layer for timing and referencing all the others.

Here is a template that will give you synced layers including blue line, clean-up, fill with masked highlights and shadows.
Many useful styles for FBF are included in the template.

FBF Template zip

FBF Template.anime

It is fairly in depth and I do waffle on a bit but there are some useful hints in there ( some that I accidentally forget to utilise in the clip itself- keep an eye out for where I tell you that it's often best to use merge shapes and then leave it unchecked for the entire video- well done Chucky).

So be patient and check it out.
Oh and forgive the lousy drawing and animation, I just hope that the method of using the program might be useful and some far better artists will show us what can really be done in this increasingly powerful application.





I'll be happy to answer any questions.
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by sargumphigaus » Fri May 29, 2015 7:17 pm

"The video has been removed for being too long" I don't know if that's something on your end or if the system is being dumb.
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by Draw_Girl » Fri May 29, 2015 7:38 pm

I'm having the same problem with the video too. :(
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by Droxon » Fri May 29, 2015 8:22 pm

Same issue here...
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by Greenlaw » Fri May 29, 2015 10:26 pm

"Video has been removed for being too long."

Hmm. Shouldn't we be the judge of that? :)

Looking forward to seeing it eventually.

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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by chucky » Fri May 29, 2015 11:14 pm

Should be working now , I had to verify as it was so long , but I was asleep :oops: Australian upload speeds are pathetic, we are living in the stone age over here.
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by strider2000 » Fri May 29, 2015 11:26 pm

chucky wrote:Should be working now
Hmm, I do see that you just updated it, but it still isn't working for me. Different issue though now. Seems to show a 0 length video. Definitely looking forward to this video :)
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Post by chucky » Sat May 30, 2015 1:25 am

It's up
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Post by sargumphigaus » Sat May 30, 2015 2:25 am

wow. I stand totally corrected. Thank you for uploading this. I'll probably watch it 50 more times.
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Post by synthsin75 » Sat May 30, 2015 2:46 am

Great video, Chucky. Could probably do without the self-deprecating though (we all know better). :wink:
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Post by strider2000 » Sat May 30, 2015 4:14 am

chucky wrote:It's up
Wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

By the way, did you do Crustacea in Anime Studio 10? I was answering another question and realized that when I tried to find a link to it. It's beautiful!
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Post by chucky » Sat May 30, 2015 6:55 am

Thanks guys, glad it is helpful. Oh yes I did Crustacea :)
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Post by ulrik » Sat May 30, 2015 8:02 am

Great video, thanks a lot for this!
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by hayasidist » Sat May 30, 2015 10:09 am

Chucky, that is a really great tutorial! Good content and captivating. Fantastic. Thanks. I think that answers a lot of the issues that have been raised in other threads. Thanks again.
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Re: ASP11 How to use Frame by Frame with layers and masking

Post by benecosse » Sun May 31, 2015 12:50 am

I'm really impressed with the new drawing tool improvements - works perfectly with the frame by frame.
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