BellaOnline
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo



new
Natural Living
Folklore and Mythology
Baptist
Florida
Cosmetics
Distance Learning
Reading




dailyclick
All times in EST

Clairvoyance: 08:00 PM

Full Schedule
g
g Digital Art and Design Site

BellaOnline's Digital Art and Design Editor

g

Review - Autodesk SketchBook Motion App


Adding animation to your digital art is easy using Autodesk SketchBook Pro Flipbook and SketchBook Motion for the iPad. The Flipbook feature in SketchBook Pro is an easy way to create timeline based animation. But with the SketchBook Motion app you can add motion to your art using simple tools. SketchBook Motion is now part of the SketchBook family and included in a yearly subscription. Let's take a look.




SketchBook Motion App

SketchBook Motion is an iPad app and can run on iOS version 9 and above. You can draw the art in SketchBook Motion or import the elements created in other apps. You work with scenes, which contain one or more animations.

The SketchBook Motion Gallery has an Examples tab which displays several finished examples. Check out some of them to get ideas and study the layer structure and animation controls. It's the best way to learn how to create your own animations.

When you are ready to create your own animations, switch to the My Scenes tab. This tab is where you will start a new scene, reopen, rename and delete your scenes.

The Tools

  1. Move along a path - Just draw a path on the screen and select the objects that you wish to move along that path.

  2. Move along a radial axis - Make your art turn circles with this tool.

  3. Particles - I was surprised to see a particle tool. There is a Wind option for horizontal moving particles and the Rain option for downward particle motion. I remember how difficult it was to create particles just a few years ago but now you can even control the boundary of the particles and add masks to the area. This makes it very easy to add realism to your particle animation.

  4. Grow tool - This tool will allow you to bend, shrink and grow the object.

  5. Layers - You will apply animations to layers. You can create complex animations using multiple layers.

  6. Advanced Controls - Use these controls to customize the scale, speed and opacity of your animated art. With the Granular controls, you can customize the rotation, path and speed of particles or individual particles.

  7. Sharing - You can share your animation as an animated gif, mp4 video file and email a link to your stored animation. When emailing a link, you will store your animation for up to 30 days on the SketchBook Motion server.

SketchBook Motion Documentation
https://www.sketchbook.com/help/article-categories/motion/

Interactive Tutorials
https://www.sketchbook.com/help/article-categories/motion-tutorials/

SketchBook Pro Index

Disclosure: Autodesk provided a copy of SketchBook Pro to me for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.

Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Twitter Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Facebook Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to MySpace Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Del.icio.us Digg Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Yahoo My Web Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Google Bookmarks Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Stumbleupon Add Review+%2D+Autodesk+SketchBook+Motion+App to Reddit



 



RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Digital Art and Design Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2018 by Diane Cipollo. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Diane Cipollo. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Diane Cipollo for details.

g


g features
Adobe Portfolio First Look by Justin Seeley

Social Media Graphic Templates

HTTPS vs HTTP

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter

Note: BellaOnline uses cookies to help provide a consistent user experience. Our advertisers may use cookies to help customize ads. Please contact us with any question about our cookie use.



vote
Summertime Foods
Corn on the Cob
Sangria
Burgers on the Grill
Apple Pie



g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor