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desertdude517
01-20-2010, 04:09 PM
Ya so when I draw my sticks they look OK but the more I animate them, the smaller they get. I will be on the computer for hours just to get a non chainging walk cycle
I have used the grid and I do have a pen tablet if there is any consictency tuts i'll gladly read/watch them. Thanks

b0mb
01-20-2010, 04:22 PM
use onion skin. that way you can see the stick as it's drawn for several frames at a time, and correct resizing. The grid only works by itself if you scale the stick to the grid itself, or remember approximately how far it should be at any given point

Scarecrow
01-20-2010, 06:30 PM
I use guide lines instead of the grid to keep my guys the right size, that way i don't need to fit the grid...

to use guide lines:

enable rulers by clicking on View > Rulers, or by pressing CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + R
http://i50.tinypic.com/o8w0ug.jpg

The rulers will appear at the edges of your animation.
http://i45.tinypic.com/2rrmjqo.jpg

To add a guide line, click on one of the ruler, and drag on to your animation
http://i46.tinypic.com/2s6q8g9.jpg

You can add as many as you want. Guide lines will not appear when you export your animation. I usually position mine like this:
http://i46.tinypic.com/1zcg8zk.jpg

This way, whenever your guy is standing upright, you can make sure he's the right size and proportion.
http://i46.tinypic.com/ips70w.jpg

desertdude517
01-24-2010, 09:17 PM
Sweet thanks a lot!!




P.S ooh this is going to be the first time i see my sig used :)

ah no it didn't work :(