Adding body movement


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Adding body movement

When you are creating a walk cycle, it's essential that you animate the other parts of the character's body. So you need to animate the character's arms kind of swinging back and forth, and the character's body may be bouncing up and down. So we'll look at how that works in this movie. If you are following along, go ahead and open up Animating_Body.fla from the Chapter 6 folder. If you don't have the Exercise Files, you will just need an armature to work with. So I am going to double click the monster on the Stage to enter its Timeline. Then I am going to double click the character's arm to enter its Timeline.

If you test the movie you will notice that there is no animation for the arm at this point. So what we will do is create a bone system to animate the arm and have it swing back and forth. So these are all separate movie clips. We have the back of the arm, the forearm, and then the front of the arm with the secret plans there. So I'll use the Bone t...

Adding body movement
Video duration: 3m 39s 1h 57m Intermediate

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Adding body movement provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation

Subjects:
3D + Animation Web
Software:
Flash Professional
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