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Drawing and Drawing Thumbnails Views

1. Drawing Area
2. Drawing Thumbnails View
3. Overlay, Line Art, Colour Art, Underlay and Preview Modes
4. Drawing Name
5. Tool Name
6. Frame Number

Drawing Area

This is the Drawing view’s main space, it is where you draw, and where the drawings are displayed.

Drawing Thumbnails View

The Drawing Thumbnails view display a list with thumbnails of the loaded drawings. The highlighted drawing is the one displayed in the drawing area. You can select the drawing you want to paint directly from this list.

Overlay, Line Art, Colour Art, Underlay and Preview Modes

Overlay:

Click on this button to switch to the drawing’s Overlay layer. This layer is located above the Line Art layer. The [:].

Line Art:

Click on this button to switch to the Line Art layer of the drawing.The [L].

Colour Art:

Click on this button to switch to the Colour Art layer of the drawing. The [L].

Underlay:

Click on this button to switch to the drawing’s Underlay layer. This layer is located under the Colour Art layer. The [:].

Preview mode:

Click on this button to switch to Preview mode, this will let you see both Line Art and Colour Art layers simultaneously. The [Shift] + [P]. Hold the Preview mode button to display a drop-down list in which you can enable the Underlay or Overlay layers to include them in the preview.

Drawing Name

The Drawing Name field displays the name of the selected drawing as well as the layer containing it. If the cell does not contain any drawings, an Empty Cell text is shown in the field.

Tool Name

The Tool Name field displays the name of the selected tool. If you override a tool using an overriding keyboard shortcut, the tool’s name will be highlighted in red letters.

Refer to the Override Tool to learn how to temporarily override a tool.

Frame Number

The Frame Number field displays the number of the current frame.