Learn About 3D and Animation in Flash Professional CS5


show more Prepping the walk provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation show less
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Prepping the walk

So it's time to set up our character for the walk cycle. And first, that means opening up our project, Rig_profile_05 file. So the first thing we need to do before we do anything is prep this symbol. We could, if you want, to begin animating. The only problem is we will be working inside our primary bd profile symbol. And we might want to do other things with this other than the walk cycle. So let's duplicate it first. So I like to right-click on this, hit Duplicate Symbol, and let's call it bd walk and that's just that.

Let's duplicate all of the other symbols inside it that we are going to animate. So that means the head, the arms, the leg symbols, and the feet. It's a little bit of busy work but it's important. So let's right-click on the head and call it hd walk. And we will see them be generated in here. Right-click on the arm. So I am going to keep moving through all these symbols, just doing one after the other. This shouldn't take about a minute. O...

Prepping the walk
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Prepping the walk provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation

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