Introduction to TVPaint
ACE – Technical Workshop Descriptor
Technical Instruction Area:
5Academic Programme/Level/Workshop code:
Maximum Numbers Possible:
Pre-requisites/Skill Levels/Workshop Preparation:
It's a good idea to have a play on TVPaint and watch any training videos if possible before attending the workshop.
Students must bring:
A portable hard drive or large capacity pen drive to save files
New Language and Vocational Terms Introduced:
Instances = frames
Light Table/Light bulb icon = onion skinning
Key Processes/Technologies Covered:
Exploring the interface. Basic drawing, painting and animation techniques, importing sound.
Duration of Workshop: 1/2 Day
Developed in France, TVPaint Animation is the leading paperless drawing and animation tool, able to imitate traditional techniques such as Pen Brush, Gouache, Watercolour, Pencil, Felt-tip and Airbrush, and animate them over frames.
Using only TVPaint Animation, you can create an animated movie from start to finish, including storyboarding and all the steps (rough, clean-up, keyframes and in-betweening) through to final compositing.
Technical Learning Objectives:
Students will be introduced to the TVPaint interface. This workshop will concentrate on drawing and painting tools, and basic animation techniques within TVPaint. Also adding sound and working with video.
Students will explore the different drawing bins, such as the Sketch Panel, and experiment creating custom brushes. Students will create simple
animations using the different keyframe techniques within the software.
At the end of the workshop students should have a basic understanding of TVPaint and be able to create working drawings and animations, and load sound and video.
The workshops Aims Are :
To introduce the students to TVPaint, giving them a basic understanding of the TVPaint interface - including the drawing, painting and animation tools. To demonstrate the capabilities of TVPaint and point students in the right direction to online tutorials and resources.
Links to Relevant Websites
UWE 3rd Year Student Films - created in TVPaint
UWE 2nd Year Student Film - created in TVPaint
Other Examples of TVPaint
Descriptor entry last modified on --/--/2012