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Introduction to 2D Animation / Grease Pencil


Darkfall writes:

In this Video we take a quick look at 2D Animation / Grease Pencil.

As some of you already know, I have been using the Grease Pencil for a little while and was asked for some tips. I thought It would be good to share with you a quick introduction from my point of view.

If you have yet to use the Grease Pencil or just want to know more, then this video is made just for you!. You can also check out the other Videos I have done in the 2D Animation Playlist here.

Using the 2D Animation Workspace at first may seem overwhelming, but the more you use it the easier it becomes. Blender is awesome for transitioning between tools.

For example, you may not have used the Grease Pencil but you probably have used Sculpt Mode or certainly Edit Mode?.

These Tools can help you improve your 2D Creations and you will most likely already know how.

Did you know that Modifiers work with Grease Pencil Strokes?. Well They do!. Well some of the ones we already know about like the Array and Mirror but there are many others that are only available with Strokes.

Combine that with Visual Effects (Similar to modifiers) there are tons of useful tools and effects you can choose from and even customize.

I hope you find this video helpful! and as always thanks for Reading.</p>

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John Brook

I make Youtube tutorials for blender Users. From CG and VFX to Animations, Shorts and Asset Creation. I upload tutorials once a week along with any assets we create for you to use in your own projects.

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