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alcaknight
03-07-2009, 01:13 PM
I have been animating for a while and I am fond of the pencil tool, but for some of the better animators use brush. What do you think is better?

New Generation
03-07-2009, 01:15 PM
Brush. More smoother and more freedom. Pencil gives straight lines sometimes and is harder to draw with.

Also, wrong section. This is the section to post actual ANIMATIONS made in flash.

Lixu
03-07-2009, 01:17 PM
Pencil and brush are the exact same, but pencil has bigger sizes. (This goes for pencil settled as smooth)

Arithon
03-07-2009, 01:17 PM
I always use brush, never pencil, anyway you can use tool, which is better in your opinion...

Ssjbryando
03-07-2009, 01:21 PM
LET THE PERSON WHO ANIMATED WITH PENCIL FOR A YEAR TALK:

There is a big difference btw between them : |

I say Brush. I myself was a penciler for a pretty long time, and everyone kept saying I should try brush. I tried it, and it looked bad (The smoothing) But later on I found out that it is MUCH easier to draw with brush than with Pencil.

Pencil is smooth yes, but its like.. water-ish. If you look at my old videos, you see that I drew the legs (The longer limbs) with the line tool, and the rest with Pencil. Because it was to hard to ease/draw. It was like water when you tried to draw with it. :D

YES lol..

But overall brush seriously. The good thing about pencil is, the angles. You can have ANY size you want.. And brush only has a few set ones.

alcaknight
03-07-2009, 01:31 PM
So how would I make my stickman bigger with the brush when I am zoomed in? Just make it thicker?

mj1994
03-07-2009, 08:54 PM
BRUSH(PERIOD). Caps lock ftw.

BluGil
03-07-2009, 10:10 PM
oh dude theres a big difference. brush tends to get sloppy, i like pencil. I usually just use line though. it depends on what you want, if you use pencil in the striaght mode, then brush will be more fluid.

2-D
03-08-2009, 01:27 AM
brush, pencil looks like shit dicks

Kieran.
03-08-2009, 09:34 AM
all the good animators use brush... it looks better... Its easier to work with...

Kitsune
03-08-2009, 09:35 AM
Pencil.
I use the ink setting on pencil with a small line size. It's WAY easier to animate with than brush.

Then again, I do full body.