O'Reilly logo

Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Understanding Layers

Understanding layers is a key concept in Anime Studio. Every piece of content, whether it is vector lines, bones, or particles, is contained on a layer. There are multiple different types of layers and each type holds a different kind of content. Each layer type has an icon that identifies its type in the Layers palette. All layers are managed using the Layers palette, which is shown in Figure 4.1.

Figure 4.1. Layers palette.

Layers provide a way to organize sets of content. For example, you could include all the background content on one layer and the foreground character on another layer. Layers can move, rotate, and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required