Lynda – Animating in 2D Breakdowns and Thumbnails

Lynda – Animating in 2D: Breakdowns and Thumbnails
English | Size: 130.3MB
Category: Tutorial

When you plan scenes in advance by animating breakdowns and thumbnails, you can enhance the quality of your animation and add interest to your scenes. In this course, Dermot O’ Connor shares his time-tested techniques for animating breakdowns and thumbnails. Dermot begins by going over the basic principles, and then moves on to a discussion of breakdowns-including basic turns and reactions. He wraps up the course by covering basic, intermediate, and advanced thumbnail concepts. [Read more…]

Digital Tutors Compositing 2D Elements with Footage in After Effects + Project Files

Digital Tutors Compositing 2D Elements with Footage in After Effects + Project Files
English | Size: 371 MB
Category: Tutorial

In this series of lessons we’ll learn how to composite 2d elements over live footage. We’ll create an appealing final video using a few simple images a variety of compositing and animation techniques.

We’ll begin this project by importing our elements and tracking various features of the face, including a difficult track through an eye blink. We’ll learn how to create a tracked and animated mask to match our eye movement. To combine all of the elements and give them visual appeal, we’ll learn how to use several different effects not only by themselves, but also together to create various looks. We’ll learn how we can create animation using expressions. And finally, combine all our layers using compositing math to correctly mix everything together. [Read more…]

Lynda – Animating in 2D Hair and Clothing

Lynda – Animating in 2D Hair and Clothing
English | Size: 215.6MB
Category: Animation

Hair and clothing are some of the most important but difficult details to animate. These features make the difference between engaging, life-like characters and stiff, boring ones. This course pulls together a professional animator’s time-tested techniques for animating hair, fur, clothing, flags, and other secondary animation items. Dermot O’ Connor explains the difference between primary and secondary animation, and helps you create smooth secondary motion that amplifies the interest and realism of your 2D characters. [Read more…]

Principles of 2D Design – Wucius Wong

Principles of 2D Design – Wucius Wong
English | Size: 31.6MB
Category: E-book

Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition, formal or informal. [Read more…]

2D Background Design For Games – Vector Techniques

2D Background Design For Games – Vector Techniques
English | Size: 693.2MB
Category: Tutorial

Basic drawing ability
Basic experience with Photoshop
Basic understanding of Unity
The vector techniques covered are simple and effective to give maximum impact in a short amount of time. Using Photoshop smart objects is a key concept of the course a technique commonly used by professional game artists.
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Gumroad – 2D Animation Inbetweening

Gumroad – 2D Animation Inbetweening
English | Size: 1.2GB
Category: Tutorial

2D Animation Inbetweening Demo (Plus Edition)

Today’s episode on the String Bing Workshop took such a long time to edit, containing a couple of hours of footage that I had to speed up.

In this video, I talk about utilizing timing charts, sweetening with basic techniques, timing, flipping vs rolling, when to use the light table, and how to keep everything consistent. The whole episode contains footage of a recorded demo for the episode. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Intro to 2D Side Scrollers in Unreal Engine

Pluralsight – Intro to 2D Side Scrollers in Unreal Engine
English | Size: 1.0GB
Category: Tutorial

2D side scroller games continue to enjoy popularity with a time-tested formula of running, jumping, and shooting through the fun obstacle course of long, horizontal game levels. One of the great and easy ways to build these games is through the use of sprite art for all facets of the game. In this course, Intro to 2D Side Scrollers in Unreal Engine, you’ll be introduced to Unreal Engine’s easy and intuitive Paper 2D system, and will explore ways to make the player and world come to life through a combination of sprite animations, environment tiles, and Blueprint logic. First, you’ll delve into importing sprite art. [Read more…]

Lynda – Unity 5 2D: Texture Rendering

Lynda – Unity 5 2D: Texture Rendering
English | Size: 193.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Get introduced to Texture2D and learn how to work with raw images and manipulate pixel data at run time for 2D games. This course covers how to create texture renderings from scratch. Learn how to access pixel data, read color data, add pixels, and remove pixels. Discover how to further customize Texture2D files for use in a game. [Read more…]

Lynda – Unity 5 2D Texture Rendering

Lynda – Unity 5 2D: Texture Rendering
English | Size: 193.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Get introduced to Texture2D and learn how to work with raw images and manipulate pixel data at run time for 2D games. This course covers how to create texture renderings from scratch. Learn how to access pixel data, read color data, add pixels, and remove pixels. Discover how to further customize Texture2D files for use in a game.
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2D and 3D BLOCKS for AUTOCAD

2D and 3D BLOCKS for AUTOCAD
English | Size: 249 MB
Category: Tutorial

4 CDs compose this collection 5,538 Generics and Categorized 2D and 3D CAD blocks for its easy implementation. 11,138 Commercial Product CAD blocks, categorized for its easy implementation. DWG Program Visualizer for fast searches and previsualizations as a gallery of images of all blocks simultaneously. Characteristics of the product – All the blocks were kept with previsualization for their fast use. – All DWG blocks are compatible with Autocad 14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. [Read more…]