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

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Using Tracing Paper

One helpful way to use image layers is to load in a reference image that you can use to guide you as you create vector objects. The problem with using an image layer is that the details are typically too bright to see the vector lines. Anime Studio includes a tracing paper feature that can be used to hold a reference image you want to trace.

To load an image as a tracing image, use the View, Select Tracing Image (Ctrl/Cmd+Y) menu command. You can also use the File, Import, Tracing Image menu. This opens a File dialog box where you can locate the image to load. Once loaded, the image is automatically sized to fit within the working area. It also appears dimmed in the background of the working area. You can use the View, Show ...

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