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Learning Anime Studio

By : Chad Troftgruben
Book Image

Learning Anime Studio

By: Chad Troftgruben

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Learning Anime Studio
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Simplifying layers

Have you ever made a sandwich? You probably have. At the very least, you've seen or eaten one (and if you haven't, you should stop reading this book and explore life a bit more because, seriously, everyone should know what a sandwich is). Typically, a sandwich is made up of different ingredients. As an example, you have a slice of bread on top, lettuce and tomato underneath, a piece of cheese, then some meat, and finally another piece of bread. Looking at this sandwich overhead, the top slice of bread hides the rest of the ingredients, unless the lettuce, tomato, meat, or cheese tends to poke out from the sides. There's usually a certain order to the ingredients, but they can be removed or rearranged to change the makeup of the sandwich. When you examine one piece of the sandwich by itself, it's not very remarkable.

Combined with the other ingredients, it creates something more complex and unique. This, in a nutshell, is how layers work in Anime Studio. If this analogy...