Hi everyone, this is the tutorial I promised which gives the basics for creating your own rotoscoped GIF similar to this one created by traceloops. You’ll definitely want to fast-forward through some of the drawing parts (like my failed attempt at using the tablet), but you’ll figure it out!
I got started on an image from a recent sculpture show at York. I’ll try to finish it by Thursday. But in the meantime here’s the started piece – nothing too fancy.
EDIT: So I finished my demo. I reworked the bird cage after having used a better paint brush to draw the bear on the ball. Which is something I left out in the tutorial. You should consider trying out the different brush types available above the paintbrush tool.
I chose a something that was finer and left a bit of digital smudge. Here’s the final version: