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Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | Timing

By Amy Sundin

It's time to have a talk about timing.

Remember how in Lesson 1 we talked a bit about 1 and 2 frame exposures? Now let's really get in there and see just how the difference between those two affects the look and feel of our animation.
We're also going to talk about spacing, how to get things to look smooth, and have some fun with the different brushes Photoshop has to offer. And we get to make another really cool GIF!
In all of the lessons in this series I use an extension called AnimDessin. It's a game changer if you're into doing traditional animation in Photoshop. If you want to check out more info on AnimDessin you can find that here:
And the creator of AnimDessin, Stephane Baril, has a whole blog dedicated to people who do Photoshop Animation that you can find here:
Once again a huge thank you to Wacom for being amazing supporters of School of Motion.
Have fun!
Having trouble installing AnimDessin? Check out this video:

Download the cel animation timing project file for Photoshop.

Download the Project
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