Adding spring to IK animations


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Adding spring to IK animations

Flash CS5 has updated IK animations to add an effect called Spring. Spring enables you to easily add realistic physics to your animations. Let's take a look at the art on the stage here. I have an IK animation already set up. There is a clock with a pendulum, and the pendulum animates, swinging downward. Now the way Spring works is you define the start state and end state, and then Flash automatically creates the frames that lead between the start and the end state.

For example, Flash will create the animation of the pendulum swinging from right to left and right to left, until it eventually stops in the center. To add Spring to your animation, select the series of frames of your IK animation and then go to the Properties panel. In the Properties panel, make sure the Enable checkbox is checked in the Springs section. Once you enabled Springs, you then apply the Spring to each individual bone. To apply the Spring, select the bone, and then, at the bottom of the Properties panel, change...

Adding spring to IK animations
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Adding spring to IK animations provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 New Features

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