Animating a scream


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Animating a scream

In the previous section we did a very simple stagger scream; the 1, 2, 3; 2, 3, 4 stagger. This is a slightly more capable stagger, let me show you, where the character goes into a little anticipation, and he staggers up between two different states, and zips back and forth. It's a lot like the stagger that we used on the plank scene. So let's have a look a little deeper into this. I'm going to just hide the background, and just go into one of these little scenes. And so what we have is a simple action, quite simple, only four keyframes, where he moves down into this little scrunched position, and then he arcs around and up, and then settles back into his standing position; that's it.

So we have one moving on the left side, and we have its alternate moving on the right side, it's the same action, just moving the other way. And so you might be asking, why don't you just flip the first action horizontally? The reason being, not all characters are symmetrical. In t...

Animating a scream
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Animating a scream 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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