Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Animating a simple stagger, part of Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional.
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So the first of the staggers that we will cover is the really simple one. This…is the one that might be used for a scream or a yell. Here's what it looks like.…I've made this very simple face so that you can see how basic a design can be used for it.…So I have clicked all the way into the internal scene of this ball, and it…consists off 10 frames. They are easing out, or slowing into, this end frame. So…there's less of a motion as the action ends. So big movement between here and…here, less so between here and here.…
Because we're using motion tweening and shape tweening, we are kind of sadly…restricted to the tweening options of the shape tweening world, which is ease…in and ease out, from 1 to 100. So we have to follow along, or things will…slide out of position.…I've put down a numbers layer here. It'll make it easier for us to follow along.…I use this as a temporary device.…So actually what I'm going to do, I'll use this later, I am going to copy…those frames, save us some time.…So this is like a single simple action. And then on the outer layer what I've…
AuthorDermot O' Connor
- Overlapping and animating colors
- Creating lens flares
- Animating hair with shape tweens
- Animating an explosion
- Animating smoke with particles
- Animating a scream
- Using Virtual Cam
- Lighting a 3D shot
- Animating cross dissolves
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Lighting and Gradients
2. Shape Tweening
3. Natural Effects
5. Fake 3D Space
6. Fades and Transitions
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