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Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 20th, 2012 @ 09:01 PM Reply

The brush tool is horrible. You draw%uFEFF perfectly fine lines and flash renders them as withered, chunky, and uneven. I'm on a tablet btw, second size brush and 200% zoom. How do people draw smooth godly lines, Am I missing something here?


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 20th, 2012 @ 09:07 PM Reply

You might need to increase smoothing. I wouldn't recommend over 50, but you can go over that number if you really want too.

Enabling Pressure could also help

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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 20th, 2012 @ 09:14 PM Reply

At 1/20/12 09:07 PM, tehtimmy4080 wrote: You might need to increase smoothing. I wouldn't recommend over 50, but you can go over that number if you really want too.

Enabling Pressure could also help

I'll try this, the default soothing is already 50, if all else fails I can just renounce the brush tool and use the pencil.


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 20th, 2012 @ 09:54 PM Reply

Problem solved, its perfect on 40.


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 21st, 2012 @ 08:23 AM Reply

You could always just use the line tool and then convert lines to fills. Then work from there. That way Flash won't render it for you.

It gives a chance to make the linework it's desired perfection.

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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 21st, 2012 @ 08:43 AM Reply

Flash's drawing tools aren't really good, IMO.
As you said it tends to mess to much with your lines.

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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 22nd, 2012 @ 03:40 PM Reply

At 1/20/12 09:01 PM, Adeebness wrote: The brush tool is horrible. You draw%uFEFF perfectly fine lines and flash renders them as withered, chunky, and uneven. I'm on a tablet btw, second size brush and 200% zoom. How do people draw smooth godly lines, Am I missing something here?

Version?

Because 8/CS3 (Can't remember) introduced a smoothness option. Set it lower.

Or just zoom in further, and use a larger brush.


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 22nd, 2012 @ 09:26 PM Reply

I'm on CS5.5


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 23rd, 2012 @ 12:38 AM Reply

Flash's tools are terrible. I've been using TBS for the past year, though I havent posted any aniations, ive been improving alot. Adam philips uses TBS too (the maker of BITEY). every line you draw comes out as a masterpiece, I can't explain it. But its more for FBF animators and theres no script or anything.


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 23rd, 2012 @ 06:57 PM Reply

At 1/23/12 12:38 PM, Otto wrote:
At 1/23/12 12:38 AM, LordAdon wrote: Flash's tools are terrible. I've been using TBS for the past year, though I havent posted any aniations, ive been improving alot. Adam philips uses TBS too (the maker of BITEY).
True, but Bitey has been all done with Flash. Just gotta trick it into doing what you want, haha

The brush tool is fine for animatics and backgrounds but for hardcore fbf it fails


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Response to Brush Tool Retardedness Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 06:13 PM Reply

At 1/23/12 12:38 AM, LordAdon wrote: Flash's tools are terrible. I've been using TBS for the past year, though I havent posted any aniations, ive been improving alot. Adam philips uses TBS too (the maker of BITEY). every line you draw comes out as a masterpiece, I can't explain it. But its more for FBF animators and theres no script or anything.

There are always whispers of ToonBoom becoming more standard but it's best not to get too used to it as it's a total pain in the ass finding ToonBoom work. Youll spoil yourself. As for flashes drawing tools.. I don't know, I actually dig them. I think it's just a matter of taste.