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The Boundary tool in SketchBook Motion

Only available for Particle and Grow

What is Boundary icon in SketchBook Motion the Boundary tool used for and what can it do? If you have animated particles or content and need it contained to a specific area, use Boundary for this.

Rain with no boundaries - created in SketchBook MotionIn this example, there are no boundaries used, so the rain, smog, and heat appear as if they are coming inside the room.

Rain using boundaries - created in SketchBook MotionIn this example, there are boundaries, so the rain, smog, and heat appear as if they are outside.

  • If the boundary doesn’t cover enough of the area or too much, just re-draw the boundary.
  • If you want to delete a boundary, tap Delete icon in SketchBook Motion Delete and select Delete Boundary in SketchBook Motion Delete Boundary from the menu.

Using the Boundary tool

  1. Once you’ve created either a Particle or Grow, in the toolbar along the bottom, tap Boundary.

    Grow animation toolbar showing the Boundary tool in SketchBook Motion

  2. Draw the area where you want the animation contained.
  • If the boundary doesn’t cover enough of the area or too much, just re-draw the boundary.
  • If you want to delete a boundary, tap Delete icon in SketchBook Motion Delete and select Delete Boundary in SketchBook Motion Delete Boundary from the menu.
  • Tap another tool or create a layer to exit Boundary.
Updated on October 13, 2017

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