User Guide > Bones


The Bones feature in Toon Boom Studio allows you to create a skeleton over your character by using the different Bone tools and then animate it as if it were a body with the Skeleton effect. The skeleton can be used to not only animate vector-based drawings, but also bitmaps.

This chapter is divided as follows:

About the Skeleton Effect
Choosing Your Character
Adding the Skeleton
Animating the Skeleton
Skeleton Effect Properties

You can follow the different exercises of this chapter using the different bones templates provided within the software's library!

You can find these templates inside the Library view by following this path:

Toon Boom Templates > Bones