Latest News & Whatnot
Vimeo and donQmedia posting dates change
From this date forward I'll be posting my tutorials on donQmedia's website two weeks before making them public on Vimeo. In the past, I published on both sites simultaneously. I'll be using this short announcement format to inform you when a tutorial is in the works and when it will be released.
Updated: 20 March 2020
The next video to be published will be in the Duik Bassel Interface section titled Add & Edit Bones Panels. It will be posted on 20 March 2020.
To be announced.
The Add Bones button creates guide layers so that you can animate vector points and their Bézier handles independently. You can use them with shape layers, including masks, as well as puppet pins, and…
Latest Software Notes
If you're like me, you took no notice when Adobe updated After Effects's expression engine. This isn't about the change in the expression field, where different components of your expression are represented by different color text as well as some other changes. This is about…
The term bone, in animation, refers to a structure that gives control and shape to an animated object. In a character puppet, a group of bones can resemble a skeleton-like structure, often referred to as an armature, but bones can also be as simple as a single point.
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