Creating a walk cycle


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Creating a walk cycle

Now we will look at animating the legs in a walk cycle. If you are following along, go ahead and open up Animating_ Walk_Cycle.fla from the Chapter 6 folder. If you don't have the Exercise Files, you are going to need several movie clips to be able to accomplish what we are going to do here. What I am going to do first is test the movie to show what we are starting with. We basically have a walk cycle that's all put together except for the legs. So I will close the Preview window and then we will animate the legs. So first thing I will do is double click the monster to enter its Timeline and then in the monster's Timeline, I'm going to start animating the legs by double clicking one of his legs. Well on inside of the leg graphics symbol, I'm going to create a bone system.

Now it's important to know that this is already broken up into several different movie clips. So we have the top part of the leg, the bottom part of the leg and the foot. So let's create th...

Creating a walk cycle
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Creating a walk cycle 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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