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  • v. Present participle of tween.
  • n. A technique in film animation for generating intermediate frames such that one image evolves smoothly into the next.


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  • This seems to indicate some form of "tweening" -- a process used in animation to generate the frames in between a start frame and an end frame.

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  • 9: 51 PT - JS: Yeah, in a more professional tool you'd call Magic Move "tweening" -- you set a start and an endpoint and the program figures out the in-between.

    Daring Fireball

  • Then the tendency is to start relying on digital tricks to let the computer copy & paste parts of your line , or even using automatic computer "tweening" and then it gets really mechanical looking , deadly to the lively, organic look that we love about hand-drawn animation.

    El Disney Boom

  • The combination of Flash, 'tweening', and fast data providers results in a smoother, more compelling user experience - remniscent of Bing Map's new Silverlight control.

    Planet Geospatial

  • Synfig is automatic "tweening", meaning that it generates intermediate frames that are required to produce the illusion of smooth, fluid motion, similar to the tweening feature of the Adobe Flash authoring software. Focus on Linux

  • Mattel & Nick are upset at us moms for attacking the tweening of Dora:

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  • (Even unicorns, pandas and kitties can't escape the cruelty of this cartoon commercialism.) "The Simpsons," like so many cartoon shows, is partly animated in South Korea, where the coloring and tweening can be done much more cheaply than in the United States.

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  • The book covers the basics, using the drawing tools, tweening, buttons, movies, importing various media including video.

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  • Also implemented simple ‘tween’ pattern for linearly tweening between two values over a given period.

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  • I'm not fond of the term "tweens" or "tweening" as I mentioned to Kevin on his blog.



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