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Archive for March, 2006


Dog “walla” for Drillbit!

March 7th, 2006

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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR

March 2nd, 2006

Which was the name of Walt Disney’s Sunday night television show in the ’60’s when just being in color was a big deal. Well, everything is in color these days, but it’s still a big deal, so we tried a lot of different color combinations on Handycat before we arrived at something we liked. Here are a bunch of the alternatives, with the final (more or less) being the big one in the center. The yellow may change a bit as it doesn’t seem to be too NTSC friendly.

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Color is a heck of a lot easier in Flash than it used to be in traditional animation - though I made that a lot more difficult than it needed to be a few years ago. We used to have over 125 colors, each one having to have comp’s mixed for the cel levels. It was a painstaking process that could only [Read more…]