Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding easing to an armature animation, part of Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation.
Now look at refining an armature animation by adding easing. If you are…following along go ahead and open up Easing_Bones.fla from the Chapter_03…folder. If you don't have the exercise files just make sure you have an…armature animation to work with.…So I am going to double click my monster on the Stage and then I am going to…double click one of the legs inside of the spider movie clip and we will look…at easing for armatures. For armature animation you can't use the Motion Editor…for easing. See we have the animation selected here and I go to the Motion…Editor and I am not able to edit the animation.…
So I will go up to the timeline and I will use the Property inspector to…control easing. I will select the tween, so now I can see it in the Property…inspector here. I can control the easing for each keyframe. So what I am going…to do is go to Frame 1 and I am going to set the easing on frame one to ease…out. So I am going to drag it all the way to 100 and then if you click the Type…drop down you can choose the basic types of easing.…
- Encapsulating and nesting animations
- Randomizing movement with graphic symbols
- Converting animations to ActionScript or previous Flash versions
- Creating an iris effect
- Saving, adjusting, and applying motion presets
- Adding body movement to walk cycles
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mastering Motion Tweens
2. Adding Realism and 3D Elements
3. Mastering Bones
4. Mastering Masks
5. Mastering Motion Presets
Saving motion presets1m 43s
6. Animating a Walk Cycle
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