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Course: Backgrounds and Assets for Animation with No Drawing Skills

Backgrounds and Assets for Animation with No Drawing Skills

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

In this course you will learn how to use Photoshop to create backgrounds for your animations.

At the end of this course you will know all the techniques to be able to create backgrounds and visual assets to produce your animations, with a complete tutorial that puts together everything you learn in this course.

This course is aimed to beginners, so I will be explaining with as much detail as possible.

And if you already know how to use Photoshop, you can just jump to the Background Tutorial to just use everything you know to start creating what you need for your animations.

Inside you will learn:

  • How to use the different drawing shapes
  • How to modify your drawing
  • How to work with layers
  • How to use the masking tools to create the effect of putting one drawing inside a shape
  • How to add texture
  • How to import reference images to trace backgrounds
  • And how to create a 3D Effect that helps you create interesting perspectives, using point distortion

And then, after you know all the tools and techniques, we will put everything together to create a background.

So, if you want to learn how to create backgrounds using photoshop, enroll now.

Who is the target audience?

  • Animators who want to learn how to create backgrounds in Photoshop for their animations
  • Beginners who want to learn how to use Photoshop
Basic knowledge
  • You should be able to use a PC at a beginner level
  • You should be familiar with downloading software from the internet
What you will learn
  • Create backgrounds in Photoshop with no Drawing Skills
  • Transform Images into a Drawing ready to be use as asset in your animation
  • Add texture
  • Trace image to create a background
Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 18
Common duration: 02:24:22
Getting Familiar with Photoshop
  • Introduction  
  • Workspace and Panels  
  • Creating a New Document in Photoshop  
  • Selection Tool  
  • Zooming and Navigation  
  • Managing Layers  
  • Merging and Grouping Layers  
Drawing
  • Drawing Shapes to Design Images Using Your Mouse  
  • Designing a Futuristic Gun Using Shapes  
  • Modify Your Drawing  
  • The Brush Tool  
Using the Masking Tools
  • Masking Tools to Draw Inside a Region  
  • How to Put a Layer Inside Another Layer Using Masks  
  • Adding Texture  
Tracing Backgrounds
  • Importing Image to Trace Background  
  • 3D Effect Perspective Layers Using Point Distortion  
  • Tracing a Background for Animation  
  • What's Next  
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