Creating complex armature animations


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Creating complex armature animations

In order for the animation of the spider to be believable we will to vary animation of the legs just a little bit. We are going to do that using graphics symbols. If you are following along, go ahead open up Varying_Animation.fla from the Chapter_03 folder. You could also just use an armature animation. So on the Stage here I have my spider. So I am going to double click it edit timeline and then what we are going do is lock the other layers so I am locking the body in the shadow and then I am going to do selection area around all the legs. So I have all the legs selected and at the same time I am going change all of their symbol types to graphic.

Now remember this doesn't change the actual symbol type this just changes how Flash treats this symbol type on the Stage. So if you are looking Library, you see that my leg animation is still a movie clip and not graphic symbol. All right back to the Property inspector. Now what I am going do is the one of the time I am going to select the...

Creating complex armature animations
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Creating complex armature animations provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation

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3D + Animation Web
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Flash Professional
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