Dragonframe is stop-motion software. It was used for ParaNorman, The BoxTrolls and Disney’s Frankenweenie.
Notes for using dragonframe.
-Create new scene
-Capture- videos setting- scale to 1920×1080 – RGB 24.
Cinematography and focus the camera.
onion skin: opacity down and frames up
Motion trails: use pencil and draw an arc where he is going to move (select- red- thick) increment editor – choose frames per second – start slow and end faster to give illusion of speeding up. (two curve tools with extra points in the middle to create pacing and guidelines)
Press Enter to take the a picture/ frame.
If you need to delete a frame you can do it on the exposure sheet (to the left) and the frames will organise themselves.
Export image sequence – format PNG – change the name – and the exposure – four digits – choose location – export.