ART220 TOON BOOM HARMONY TUTORIALS
Before we begin, you will need to create a Toon Boom account so we can both keep track of your progress. Go here to create a Toon Boom user account. Be sure that you are signed in for each session to gain access to quizes and progress tracking. It is essential that you take the quiz after each section to get class class credit for completing the required tutorials.
Toon Boom has an entire catalogue of learning resources that you can access as comprehensive Journeys or individual course topics. Feel free to explore more lessons on your own.
PERSONAL ACTIVATION CODES
If you are working on your own technology you'll need to email me for an activation code. Once you have it you can go here for updated Toon Boom Activation Instructions. Follow EACH OF THE STEP CAREFULLY and you shouldn't have any problems.
Need a little help? Should you have any questions, technical issues or simply need some assistance with the installation of your product(s), please feel free to contact our support department:
Open a Ticket: https://desk.toonboom.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
Phone: Toll free (USA/CAN) 800-962-8666 or +1-514-278-TOON (8666) Ext 6484
SEMESTER TUTORIAL ASSIGNMENTS
* Unless otherwise indicated all tutorials should be applied directly to your current project.
You can download a list of Useful Toon Boom Shortcuts here.
Go here for links to Commonly Used Harmony Tutorials.
1. HARMONY PREMIUM KICK-START VIDEOS
A. How to Create and Setup your Project With Harmony Premium - 12 mins
Your First Harmony Project - 6 mins
Importing Images - 6 mins
B. How to Draw and Animate - 47 mins
Using the Drawing Tools - 15 mins
Using the Timeline - 12 mins
Creating a Frame by Frame Animation - 12 mins
Using Motion Keyframes - 8 mins
C. How to Add Effects and Camera Moves - 13 mins
Animating the Camera - 5 mins
Adding Effects to a Scene - 5 mins
Exporting your Scene - 3 mins
2. PAPERLESS ANIMATION
D. Paperless Animation - Essential Concepts - 50 min
E. Timing Adjustments, Model Check & Inbetween - 25 min
Using the Quick Close-up Zoom - 2 min
Creating Inbetween Drawings - 5 min
F. Color Palettes and Ink & Paint - 40 mins
Creating a Colour Palette - 20 min
G. Highlights, Tones & Shadows - 45 min
3. FURTHER INVESTIGATION - TOOM BOOM LEARNING GUIDES
Stephan Leeper - Central Michigan University