Animating in Photoshop with the Animdessin2 extension
This terrific toolset will help your Photoshop animation fly! This is a free extension by Stéphane Baril that optimises the Photoshop workspace for animation. Enjoy!
Download the cheat sheet here: http://tinyurl.com/oayygo5
You can see more of Stéphane Baril’s work and links to more video tutorials at http://kimtag.com/anim
Once you’ve conquered AnimDessin2 you should check out how to colour your work using AnimCouleur2 and Stéphane has a great vimeo tutorial for using that extension here https://vimeo.com/97660127
1:45 Setting up your workspace
2:50 Creating a new animation document
3:25 How Animdessin hotkeys work
4:03 Importing a guide layer and setting up your layers
5:13 Animating (straight ahead method)
7:13 Enabling timeline shortcut keys
7:25 Trimming layers and adjusting the work area
8:26 Navigating layers when animating
11:07 Keyframe animation – inserting in-between frames
12:54 Adjusting the workspace and adding comments
13:14 Using colour coding for different drawing types
13:37 Extending or reducing frame duration
14:20 Duplicating or deleting frames or layers
14:41 Animdessin2 is awesome and you should use it!
15:07 Can’t remember all of this? Use the cheat sheet!