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Intro to Toon Boom Harmony

Instructor: Adrian FijaŇāek
Included with Free VFX Training, VFX-A All Access

Toon Boom Harmony is used throughout the animation industry. Let's dive into the popular 2DFX animation software with this step-by-step burst effect.

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90 Minutes

This course includes nearly one and a half hours of training.

Skill Level

Beginner Level One course for new artists. 


Toon Boom Harmony

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This course is immediately available to All Access members. 

Course Breakdown

Lesson overview.

Animating in Harmony

Learn how to set up Harmony for FX animation with window setup and recommended preferences. Then get started on your first animated effect.

Toon Boom Harmony Setup

Take some time to get your screen set up in a way that feels comfortable for you! Getting acquainted and comfortable with your setup will make animating easier.

Harmony Tools & Timeline 

Harmony has a variety of timeline tools that will give you a sense of how your animation will play frame by frame. 

Node Setup & Compositing

Nodes provide a powerful way to update effects in Toon Boom Harmony. Used nodes with layers and other nodes to add glow, blur, or make adjustments to transparency and size!

Creating Flipbooks in Harmony

Exporting flipbooks in Toon Boom Harmony can be tricky to set up. Learn how to export your FX sprite sheets and flipbooks.

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