AXA Instructions version 1.1
AXA pro animation pencil testing, coloring and compositing software.
PART 1: PENCIL TESTING
- Open AXA: STARTà
AXA PRO à
Note: the x sheet stands for exposure sheet and is the place where you will keep track and edit the order of each of your drawings.
- Select a new scene to work on: FILE à
Note: The program may open the last scene that was opened.
This dialog box will open:
- Select your folder and name your new scene.
A new x sheet will open.
Click on Layer 1 Frame 1 if this is the first layer you want to scan.
In the upper right hand side of the page, there is a toolbar that has many icons for the features available. CLICK ON SCANIT
Change the SKIP count to adjust your frame rate. For example a skip of 2 the sequence of drawing will be scanned in as twos with two frames for each drawing.
Adjust resolution and brightness to desired levels.
- Put first drawing face down with registration marks toward the back side of the scanner.
- Press preview.
Note: this will scan one image and let you preview it so that you can see if your lines showed up correctly.
If the output is acceptable, continue else adjust the resolution, brightness and contrast and preview again.
Load al drawings in scanned with first drawing on the bottom.
Close window, and close scan it if the last scan.
Click on Layer Tab to select layer
Click on Pencil Tester to preview animation