Animating with Flash 8: Creative Animation Techniques by Alex Michael

By Alex Michael

No matter if you're a fashion designer who hasn't but used Flash, a qualified animator who desires to create electronic animation for the 1st time, or a Flash consumer who hasn't but made the main of the animation positive aspects this ebook will aid you convey your rules to existence. become familiar with Flash and convey idea for your paintings utilizing Alex Michael's effortless to appreciate strategy, demonstrating a big variety of animation kinds from a number artists, in addition to key advice and methods from the pros. * Create expert animations and observe the functions of Flash with this finished advisor * remain forward - studying from a certified developer's assurance of animation suggestions * reap the benefits of unfastened documents at the accompanying CD-ROM permitting you to place into perform every little thing learnt within the ebook - an exceptional fast method to research!

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With your command key down (right-click in Windows), select the two frames you just created, frames 5 and 6, and make them keyframes. 15 Animating with Flash 8 Next, position the legs to fill both frames, creating two more positions between the Passing position (frame 4) and the Contact position (frame 7). Turn on onion skinning and use the rotate tool to place the legs. This is half the walk cycle, which is one step of the legs – the full walk cycle will have two steps. To check the animation, be sure to put seven frames in the walk symbol as well as seven frames in scene one.

Make frame 5 the current frame so you can see the triangle on the right side of the Stage. Select the Pencil and the Smooth Modifier. Draw a loop starting at the centre of the triangle and bring it around the bottom and back up the left side of the stage area. Is it not smooth enough? Click on the path (using the Arrow tool), and then click on the Smooth Modifier again and again until you achieve the desired result. fla). 18 This picture shows an example of just this kind of character animation hierarchy familiar with how graphics and movieclips can be embedded into each other to make them more portable.

Planning and Storyboarding Plan out the scene using a storyboard. fla. I always recommend that you have the action planned out in your mind before you start to create in Flash. Also, keep in mind the character’s personality, your unique drawing style and how that fits the overall picture. Time spent here will not only save you time later, but will lead to a consistency that gives the movie a fluid continuity. Build Snapshots of your Movie These are sketches that work out the staging of the characters in a scene and its key poses.

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