Chapter 1: Introduction

Studio is a complete animation package allowing you to do endless creative projects. It comes with a very wide variety of tools and features. In the Getting Started guide, you will learn about the main top features allowing you to cover the basic concepts and features found in Toon Boom Studio to quickly bring you up to speed with the software.

Refer to the complete Toon Boom Studio Online to learn about all the tools and options as well as advanced techniques. You can find the Online Help at


This guide is divided as follows:

Creating a Project
Drawing Basics
Painting Basics
Importing Images
Instant Motion
Creating a Cut-out Puppet
Bones Basics
Animating a Cut-out Puppet
Scene Setup and Motion Paths
Adding Sound and Lip-sync
Animating in Stop-motion
Adding Effects
Storyline and Transitions
Exporting a Movie