new Pixar short - "Kitbull" animated with TVPaint

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new Pixar short - "Kitbull" animated with TVPaint

Post by D.T. Nethery » 18 Feb 2019, 19:32

New Pixar short film, hand-drawn animation , made using TVPaint.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZS5cgybKcI



Behind-the-scenes video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6AMdsH0-uo


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Post by Benjamin Cerbai » 20 Feb 2019, 08:01

That's some awesome news, for TVPaint but also for 2D animation in general. :D
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Post by Gochris1 » 23 Feb 2019, 15:35

See the black thing on his Wacom pen? Looks like a sponge or something.
Anyone using something like this?
My guess is this is a homemade accessory - anyone have any advice
for finding a spongey thing I can drill a hole into to slip my
Wacom pen through?
Most sponges are kind of soft - but I would prefer a hard sponge.
Crazy question, but maybe someone can help?
THANKS
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Post by neonnoodle » 23 Feb 2019, 16:15

It’s probably one of those spongy pencil grips. In the US they’re available at office supply stores but I’m sure you could buy some online.
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Post by Gochris1 » 23 Feb 2019, 22:29

Thanks!
It also occurred to me that these might be sold in art supply stores.

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Post by Greenlaw » 02 Mar 2019, 00:43

I wondered about this when I watched the videos last week. There are a few articles online about how having a 'fat' grip is more ergonomic because it shifts the tension to the hand muscles, putting less strain on the fingers.

The only problem with using a foam wrap on a digital stylus is that it blocks the finger switches. Users who use this mod use the keyboard buttons instead of the pen buttons.

If you want a commercial option designed specifically for Wacom pens that allows you to use the finger switches, there's this:

https://smile.amazon.com/Plus-Ergo-Grip ... =8-2-fkmr1

I haven't used one of these but thinking of getting one...or coming up with my own homebrew version.

Here's a link to one of the articles I found:

http://www.claytowne.com/beats-digging- ... e-workers/
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Post by neonnoodle » 02 Mar 2019, 13:54

You could take an xacto knife and cut out a slot for the side switches? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Post by Greenlaw » 03 Mar 2019, 08:01

Yes but if the padding is equally thick around the stylus, a deep slot may defeat the ergonomic reason for doing this. You could try it but I imagine it won't be very comfortable. I believe this is why users doing this are using the keyboard for buttons.

The commercial one in the link works around this problem by off-setting the volume of the padding.
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Post by Gochris1 » 13 Mar 2019, 05:27

Thanks for the tip!

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