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Camera movements

Post by -Adi- » 21 Jan 2020, 11:03

Hello (:

is it possible to do sort of like camera movements in tv paint like in after effects?
I wanna do a zoom out to a bigger illustration and have no idea how to do that in tvpaint
is there a tutorial for it? if its possible


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Adi (:

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Re: Camera movements

Post by daninski » 21 Jan 2020, 11:17

There's an introduction here - https://www.tvpaint.com/doc/tvp11/index ... a-movement

It seems pretty basic at first but once you master the graph you can do pretty much anything in it. It feels a bit like AE in the 90s, but you can still do a lot.
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Re: Camera movements

Post by -Adi- » 21 Jan 2020, 11:45

Thanks!!

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Re: Camera movements

Post by D.T. Nethery » 21 Jan 2020, 15:45

-Adi- wrote:
21 Jan 2020, 11:03

is it possible to do sort of like camera movements in tv paint like in after effects?
I wanna do a zoom out to a bigger illustration and have no idea how to do that in tvpaint
Also look here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZsgXlemEHk

There are a few different ways to accomplish camera movement: Camera Tool (in TVPaint Pro Edition only) , KeyFramer Tool (in both Standard Edition and Pro Edition) , and Multiplane Camera Tool (in both Standard Edition and Pro Edition) . Keep in mind that you can use the "Multiplane" tool to do a camera move on a single plane , you don't necessarily need to set it up with multiple planes , so a simple zoom-out from a close camera field to a wide camera field could be done with the Multiplane Camera or the KeyFramer Tool in the FX Stack. The disadvantage of using the KeyFramer or Multiplane is that it renders each frame of the move , so at high resolutions you will generate very large file sizes. Whereas with the Camera Tool the artwork stays the same size , the camera movement is only rendered when you output to a .MOV or .AVI , which does not increase the size of your TVPaint project file. So if you have TVPaint Pro it is better to use the Camera Tool. If it's a more complex move you would probably want to port it over to After Effects (using the JSON script - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YayOsWHXQZo ) . Hopefully the Camera Tool will be improved in future versions of TVPaint to allow for doing more complex camera moves. (it is possible to do complex camera moves , but it requires a lot of fiddling around ... if you search the forum you can find various discussions about it)

See:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... a+Movement

I wanna do a zoom out to a bigger illustration and have no idea how to do that in tvpaint
Don't forget you're working with pixels in TVPaint , so you need to compensate for the resolution to make sure the artwork stays sharp for the entire duration of the zoom-out. Let's say your intended output resolution is HD 1920 x 1080 . That means that the starting camera field of your zoom-out move must be equal to 1920 x 1080 resolution ... if your camera move is zooming out at a factor of 4x wider then your original artwork should be 7680 x 4320 ... or if the zoom-out factor is only 2x then the original artwork should be 3840 x 2160. Let's say it is 4x zoom factor . In your project sized at 7680 x 4320 you will set your starting camera field at 1920 x 1080 , camera zoom factor at 100%) . Then your final camera field will be with the camera pulled out 400% to 7680 x 4320. When you output to .MOV or .AVI you will set it to Camera View and the size 1920 x 1080. This will maintain maximum image sharpness for the duration of the zoom-out (or going the other way, the zoom-in)
Camera_Move_Resolution.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jnIDN6bzt8



(*The illustration is not by me . Used for demonstration purposes , because it was the largest file I had on hand that
is approx. 7680 x 4320 )


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http://www.tvpaint.com/forum/viewtopic. ... 455#p97916


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