Animating a diving board


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Animating a diving board

So next is the diving board stagger, and this is somebody jumps off a diving board: boing! This has a lot of different applications. Imagine this is somebody's head, and got clobbered on the side. Like in the old cartoons from the 50's, Tom & Jerry or whatever. It's like, zoing! Like that. So it's not just something that you need to apply to a diving board. So let's have a look inside and see how it's done. So basically what I did was, I created two separate scenes:in one, the diving board is in an up position, and moves into a down position, and in the other the diving board is in a down position, and moves into an up position.

And I used an ease out of 100, so that it gets slower and slower and slower as we approach the loss of energy in the stagger. Then the next step was to create two layers: one layer for the upstate, and one layer for the downstate, and they play once right through, and then I simply deleted the alternate frames. So we go from Frame 1 of t...

Animating a diving board
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Animating a diving board provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional

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