Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Putting together a head rotation, part of Rigging a Face in Flash Professional.
Now that we have our rig done, I am going to show you how you would begin to…animate with the rig, and these are simple scenes, I'm not going to do these as…extremely detailed animation tutorials, but I'll show you the general principles…of how you can work with the symbols that we've worked so hard to make.…So, let's work with the clock symbol. I think we can do some very…interesting stuff with this.…So right-click on that and go Duplicate, and I want to call this one space, test,…hd for head, let's call it reaction, hit OK. And I want this animation to happen…inside of its own symbol because we're going to be breaking the symbol apart in…some very small ways, so never do that directly on the stage, always nest your…animation inside another symbol.…
So go Insert > New Symbol, and we'll call this one the body for the head, I'll…call it body for the test hd reaction, and that will be the outer container that holds that.…So let's just drag the test hd in here, and we'll call this layer head, and you…notice when you click on this that the rotation pivot is not really in the very…
AuthorDermot O' Connor
- Setting up layers for the head
- Animating blinks
- Fine-tuning expressions
- Fixing layering issues
- Adding expressions to the animation
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating the Front View
2. Mouth and Dialogue
Building unique mouth shapes12m 10s
3. Facial Acting
4. Rotating the Head
5. Creating a Head Turn-Around
6. Fine-Tuning and Animating
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