Toon Boom Studio 5 Animation Tutorials

Object Movement in Horizontal Plane with Toon Boom Studio

The previous Toon Boom tutorial shows how to control the movement of object in horizontal plane or horizontal axis. This tutorial shows how to animate the movement of object in vertical direction.

Toon Boom Tutorial Movie

Toon Boom Tutorial Tips:

The Function Editor of Toon Boom Studio provide a good and easy way to move and control objects in vertical axis or direction. The Function Editor is fun so play around.

A positive value of the vertical field means above the center. A negative value of the vertical field means below the center.

Vertical Position of Balloon Passing the Camera - Center

Toon Boom object movement in y-axis

Vertical Position (1.4) of Balloon Passing the Camera - Pass Above

With this value (1.4), the balloon is high enough to pass above the camera.

Toon Boom object movement in y-axis

Toon Boom Tutorial Finished Movie:

Toon Boom tutorial finished flash animation display here. Update your flash player if you cannot see the flash animation.

Vertical Position (1.2) of Balloon Passing the Camera - Hit Basket

By lowering the vertical value from 1.4 to 1.2, the basket of balloon will hit the camera.

Toon Boom Tutorial Finished Movie:

Toon Boom tutorial finished flash animation display here. Update your flash player if you cannot see the flash animation.

Vertical Position (-1.0) of Balloon Passing the Camera - Hit Balloon

By further lowering the value below the center line, i.e. a negative value, to -1.0, the balloon will hit at the camera.

Toon Boom Tutorial Finished Movie:

Toon Boom tutorial finished flash animation display here. Update your flash player if you cannot see the flash animation.

Vertical Position (-1.5) of Balloon Passing the Camera - Pass Below

By further lowering the value to -1.5, the balloon is lucky enough to pass below the camera.

Toon Boom Tutorial Finished Movie:

Toon Boom tutorial finished flash animation display here. Update your flash player if you cannot see the flash animation.

This Toon Boom flash animation tutorial shows how to control movement of object in horizontal axis.