1. Technology

Articles related to character animation

Building an Animation-Ready Character from the Ground Up
Instead let's look at how to build an animation-ready character from the ground up, starting at the simplest level and working with basic shapes to construct the ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashtraditionalanimation/ss/animreadychara.htm
Create a Complex Character of Movable Parts - Animation - About.com
You should create your own character for this lesson, but don't get too detailed. You'll notice with Lex that I started off with basic shapes, and then retraced to ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5.htm
Animation Character Sheet/Character Breakdown Basics
Before you start animating, it's a good idea to draw up a character sheet/ character breakdown of the subject of your animation, both for reference and to ...
http://animation.about.com/od/otherusefultutorials/ss/charactersheet.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
What you have to think of when you're "breaking down" your character is how he/ she will be moving, and from what points; when animating humanoids or ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_2.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
Once that's done, select your parts one at a time and copy-paste them to a new document. Save them as transparent gifs, 256 colors, no matte. We don't want ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_5.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
In this lesson, we're going to learn how to "cheat' on making detailed animated characters in Flash without actually drawing every frame.
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_3.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
This is where it gets a little complex, but this part will save you a lot of trouble down the road. Although I've broken Lex down into movable parts, we now need to ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_10.htm
Creating a Complex Character of Moving Parts ... - Animation
Collected here is a gallery of still shots and media files of a few examples of About.com Guide Adrien Sanders' computer animation work.
http://animation.about.com/library/blflashless5step10exp.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
Once you've assembled your character in full, we'll move on to the last (and trickiest) part of this lesson, which will get our character ready to really be animated ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_9.htm
Flash Animation 5: Creating a Complex Character of Movable Parts
Now we'll finally be taking all of this into Flash. To start with, I opened a blank document, and then set it to 6:40x480 with a black background; I chose 640x480  ...
http://animation.about.com/od/flashanimationtutorials/ss/flashlesson5_6.htm
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10      Next

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.