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10 Art Supplies no Traditional Animator Should...
If you're less of a digital animator and lean more towards the traditional, you've probably got a studio as cluttered as mine--and there are some supplies that you just can't live without.
How to Create a Basic 8-Frame Animated Walk-Cycle
The walk cycle is one of the most important animation techniques to master, but you can simplify it a bit in Flash even when drawing each individual frame, whether in whole or in part. This basic stick-figure walk-cycle demonstrates the basic ideas and discusses key concepts of figures in motion.
Free Animation Programs
Want to try before you buy, or looking for something simple but functional with no strings attached? Here's a list of various animation software packages available for download. Some are entirely free, some are shareware, some are free with limited functions (with more available after paying), and some are free trials that either expire after time or come with certain critical options disabled.
How to Create an Animation-Ready Character
Whether you draw your 2D animations traditionally or digitally, there are some skills essential to both incarnations of the craft. One is the ability to draw simple but effective animation characters with clean, easy lines and basic shapes.
Five Inexpensive Animation Solutions for the Mac
Frustrated by the dearth of inexpensive animation solutions compatible with the robust and powerful Macintosh platform? Take a look at this list of five software packages that will let you animate for $250 or far less.
How to Import Multiple Images Simultaneously in...
You can import a series of numbered images to Flash and have the program automatically distribute them in sequential order across keyframes.
Everything You Need to Know to Make Your First...
In this lesson we'll cover how to create a new blank movie file in Flash MX, and the tools and steps involved in making your first simple animation using motion tweening.
How Japanese and American Animation Differ
I'm not about to throw my towel in the ring over the fight between which is better, Japanese or American animation...but nonetheless, let's take a look at a comparison between the two and what makes them so markedly different.
Do You Know How Many Frames are in 1 Second of...
There are 8-frame walk cycles, 10-frame motion studies...but how many frames actually make up one second of animation?
Should You Use the Free Version of Google...
As a 3D modeling program, Google SketchUp successfully unites principles of line drawing with 3D for a bare-bones program that lets you produce surprisingly complex 3D artwork.
Flash Tips: How to Embed Your SWF into a Webpage
If you're publishing for the web, you'll need to be able to insert your SWF file into your website, right? Here's a quick guide that will help you figure out how.
Flash Frame-By-Frame Animation: Keyframe and...
Rather than working with simple shapes and reusable objects, let's work with the techniques used in cinematic animation: hand-drawing each frame using keyframing and in-betweening techniques to describe progressive motion.
From Gouache to Gadgets: Shopping For the...
If your'e thinking of buying a gift for an animator but you're a little stumped as to what might be appropriate, take a look at these ideas for gifts for the holiday season (or any season when you're in the mood for giving).
Layer Definition: What is a Layer?
Layers can be confusing for some people, especially when they're used to painting or drawing on a flat surface.
A Beginner's Guide to Computer Animation
While animation is a complex art that can require years of schooling to perfect, for the hobbyist - and even for some self-taught professionals - it’s surprisingly easy to get started from the comfort of your own home and begin producing animations from scratch with just a little studying, hard work, and practice.
How to Create a New Scene in Flash (Lesson 10)
Here we explore the concept of individual scenes in Flash, and how to create and manipulate them to make options to associate with our buttons.
What's the Difference Between AutoCAD and Other...
CAD programs seem like just another type of 3D animation software - but really, what's the difference? Why do CAD programs get their own special classification?
How To Create A 3D Bump Map in Photoshop
3D bump maps are used to create raised texture surfaces on 3D models - but they actually start off as flat 2D images.
A Beginner's Guide to Animation Character...
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 familiarize you with drawing different views. Let's take a look at the basics for a character sheet.
How to Control Flash Movie Clips with...
It's time to take a bit of a leap in your Flash education by learning how to control movie clip timelines from within the main timeline. To do this we're going to use buttons to tell Flash when to play individual movie clip animations.
Top 5 Uses for Flash
Flash has many useful applications; from character animation to programming, it offers a dynamic platform for a multitude of uses. What's your favorite use for Flash?
What's The Difference Between Shape, Motion,...
Before Flash CS4 there were motion tweens and shape tweens - but now CS4 and CS5 introduce classic tweens. What's the difference?
Flash Animation 11: ActionScripting to Link...
It's time to combine the buttons and scenes created in Lessons 9 and 10, using ActionScripting to tell Flash how to behave when our buttons are clicked.
How to Add Simple Stops in Flash Action Script
The stop command is most likely the most basic of all of Flash's ActionScript commands, and the most essential. It's also a good place to get started with familiarizing yourself with the concepts of working with ActionScripting.
5 Things To Do Before You Ever Start Animating
Ready to dive in and start animating? You may not be as ready as you think. These 5 pre-animation tips will help you define your workflow and direction to make sure you don't flounder on the way.
Give Your 2D Animation Distinctive Style with...
You've probably seen some pretty cool 2D animations that use style tricks a little different from the standard side-scrolling, black-lined textbook animation. There are tons of ways to make your animation stand out using unique tricks and experiments; here are a few pointers you can try.
Everything You Need to Know about Walt Disney...
Disney is no doubt one of the most famous names in the animation industry, known for providing entertainment directed to adults and children alike; with theme parks around the world and a world-class animation studio and business franchise, the company nearly dominates the industry.
Animating a Zoom Effect in Flash
You can simulate a camera zoom effect in Flash using tweens.
Flash Tip: Making an Invisible "Hotspot" Button
In Lesson 9 , we covered creating standard buttons with a rollover effect; to expand on that, however,
How to Add Onion-Skinning to Your Flash Animation
Frame-by-frame animation can be difficult when you're working on one frame at a time with no reference for the previous or next frames. Flash has a solution for this dilemma--known as onion-skinning, an option that you can turn on that shows a range of frames both before and after your current frame.
Animating a Pan Effect in Flash
You can use motion tweens to create the illusion of a panning camera on your Flash stage.
Creating Drop Shadow Text in Flash CS3
One great thing about the newest versions of Flash is that many effects that previously had to be constructed manually are now automatic features - including text drop shadows.
The Unexpected Average Salary of an Animator
Not a week goes by when someone doesn't ask how much money an animator makes. What kind of salary should an animator expect?
Basic Flash Password Protection
While you don't want to count on this for definite site or application security, you can use this basic password script as part of a game or any other fun animation.
ActionScripting Basics: Using getProperty
Use getProperty to return the values of various MovieClip properties for use in scripts.
Animating from Pencil to PC: Rough Motion...
The first step in starting off your animation is to get your basic motion down. For that you don't need perfect drawings; you can use stick figures, as long as they capture your basic proportions and get your motion down. Grab your light desks and get ready to go.
How are Traditional and Computer Animation...
Often people differentiate animation techniques as traditional or computer animation -- but aren't always clear as to what the distinction refers to.
Flash Animation 12: Exporting Your Animation as...
This lesson touches upon a small but essential piece of knowledge for working in Flash: exporting as a movie instead of a Flash SWF file.
A Beginner's Guide to 3D Studio Max: Using the...
In this tutorial, we'll take a look at parts of the 3D Studio Max version 4.26 environment and help you to get more familiar with the tool panels.
Flash Tip: Motion Tweening Expanded: Rotation
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The Pros and Cons of Flash and Animated GIFs
Asking if Flash is better than an animated GIF is rather like asking if a USB thumb drive is better than a floppy disk. Both have their purposes, and both can be useful - even if one is a bit limited and outdated.
Are Drawing Skills Necessary to be an Animator?
So you want to learn to animate, but may not be the best artist. Do you need to refine your artistic skills before you can dabble in animation?
Read My Lips: How to Lip-Synch for Animation
If you want to add actual expression and realistic mouth-movements to your animation, it helps to study how the shape of the mouth changes with each sound. These ten basic phoneme shapes can match almost any sound of speech, in varying degrees of expression--and with the in-between frames moving from one to the other, are remarkably accurate.
How to Start and Stop Sound Effects in Your...
Let's pick up on the last lesson to add a bouncing sound effect to our squash and stretch animation, using Flash audio to bring more life and depth to the animation.
How Not To Go Broke Doing Freelance
How do you not end up going broke between freelance jobs? Here are some tips and tricks that have helped me!
Royalty-Free Music and Sound Effects Resources...
Find links to the music and sound effects that you need for your animations - royalty-free and free for download.
In Computer Animation, What is Rendering?
You may often hear reference to video rendering, render times, render speeds, etc. in the field of computer animation. But what exactly is rendering?
What Is Cutout Animation?
You may be more familiar with cutout animation than you think, especially if you're a fan of a certain raunchy animated show on Comedy Central.
ActionScripting Basics: Mouse.hide ( ) and...
You can conceal and reveal the default mouse cursor on the Flash stage, with an easy single-line Actionscript.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Detailed Animation in...
Creating a detailed, full-color character animation using traditional frame-by-frame methods is a long and at times difficult process, even in Flash. For this lesson we're going to take the first step and rough-sketch our basic motion for a simple action, using block shapes representing a character we wish to animate.
Ask the Magic 8-Ball - Demo
Try out a version of the classic 'Magic 8-Ball' created using Flash ActionScripting.
Flash Tip: Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
Flash lets you group and ungroup objects so that you can move or transform them as a single unit before ungrouping them to work on them individually.
A Simple Guide to Getting Started with Computer...
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Flash Tip: Understanding the "Lock Fill" Option...
Many people don't ever notice the "Lock Fill" button, or even understand what it does until they run
A Realistic Look at Freelance Animation Work
While working for yourself can be extremely rewarding and quite convenient, you should always be aware of the added responsibility and obligation implied, and of any hardships that you might encounter and will need to plan for. The points that I'll cover here are things that I've learned from my own experiences as a freelance artist, animator, designer, and writer; I hope that they'll help you as well. Page 2.
Here's What 'Key Frame' Means in Animation
An animation key frame is a single still image in an animated sequence that occurs at an important point in that sequence.
iClone
iClone reminds me a great deal of Bryce's Poser, but advanced to the next level. Even the newest beginning animator can dive right in and have fun tweaking the preset models to create and animate your own
How to Create a SImple Preloader in Flash...
A Flash preloader is a short, low-key animation that plays while the rest of your animation is loading, and can either loop or show a growing progress percentage.
What's the Difference? Flash Player and Flash...
What's the difference between Flash projector and Flash player? Let's find out on this magical journey.
Understanding the Main Tools in 3D Studio Max...
The third part of our first lesson in 3D Studio Max's tools covers the panel of primary tools taking up the right-hand side of the interface. These are the main tools that you will use to create, modify, and control your objects.
Flash Tip: Program Tools: Brush Tool
Using the Brush tool, you can paint in freeform in Flash, fine-tuning the way your fills are applied using various options.
Flash Tip: Color Options for Symbols
Working with symbols in Flash also gives you the option to make adjustments to the various color settings of those symbols, on a scale that affects all parts of the selected instance of a symbol without having to permanently edit the original symbol itself.
How To Create An Animation Resume
Never written a resume for an animation career? Here's a few tips to help you out today to land your next job.
Flash Tip: Tools of the Trade: Drawing in Flash...
If you've been working in Flash for any period of time, by now you've probably realized that mouse-drawing anything beyond a basic pre-defined shape can be pretty time-consuming, and pretty difficult, if not downright impossible (and maddening). I'd recommend getting a graphics tablet.
How to Make an Animation Flip Book
Ever tried to make a animation flip book? It's not nearly as complicated as it seems, and can be a good way to practice your animation principles by using unorthodox sequential animations instead of keyframes and in-betweens.
Flash Kids' Corner: Drawing Bobo the Mouse
Ready for your first drawing in Flash? Then let's get started; it's easier than you think. We can use the Oval Tool and a few other simple, easy tools to draw Bobo the chubby, cheerful mouse in just ten steps.
Flash Animation 9: Adding Interactivity with...
For this lesson, we're just going to learn how to create a simple button that doesn't really do anything other than demonstrate a mouse-over effect, just for the sake of learning the steps. We'll also touch on action-scripting for the first time.
How to Create an Animated Fireworks Ecard...
Since the Fourth of July is coming up, let’s make a “Happy 4th” E-card, complete with animated fireworks. This will be a two-part lesson; the first will cover drawing the scene and creating the static fireworks, and the second will cover animating the fireworks bursting and adding animated text.
How Do I Get Into Animation School?
Trying to figure out how to get into animation school? Just like any other college, there are a few requirements - and while some are the same, others are wildly different.
What's the Difference? Flash Graphics and Movie...
Flash symbol types can, at times, be a little confusing. Let's break down 2 of them here.
Flash Plugin: Keyframe Caddy
Flash plugin Keyframe Caddy streamlines replacing symbols for lip sync and symbol animation to make your work easier and faster.
3D Animation
: The creation of moving pictures in a three-dimensional digital environment. This is done by sequencing
Flash Tip: Turn off Snapping
Snapping in vector drawings has its uses, but when it's just making life harder for you, it's time to turn it off.
Flash Fortune-Teller/Random Sentence Generator...
Similar to the Magic 8-ball but building on the techniques used, you can create a random sentence generator that can take user-input words and string them together into funny sentences.
Custom Christmas Tree Ornaments that Move with...
This lesson is similar to the series of lessons on creating a snowman with drag-and-drop parts that you
Flash Animation 8: Adding Simple Audio
This will be one of the easiest lessons yet; all we're going to do is add a looping audio background to our Flash character animation to complete it.
Getting Started in Cinema 4D
A quick intro to Cinema 4D where we make a cube, a floor, and a light and see it's render preview.
Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol.
Persistence of Vision
: "Persistence of Vision" refers to the phenomenon where the retina retains an image for a brief split-second
What is a 3D Polygon?
You've heard of polygons in geometry, but what do they mean in 3d modeling and animation?
Flash Tip: Breaking Apart Text
You can break apart blocks of text in Flash to edit them individually.
So You Want to be a...
Anyone can seek out a career in computer animation, regardless of any measure of artistic talent; all that you need is to know what you want, and to be willing to put in the necessary effort to achieve it. This article gives a basic set of guidelines on where to start, and a little advice on how to pursue your chosen field.
Are Clothing And Hair On 3D Models Created...
3D animations often show amazingly detailed hair and clothing. But are they modeled individually? Do animators create each strand of hair, and design entire outfits that can be added to characters like paper dolls?
Shape Tweening a Mask
Apply shape tweens to your masks to make them change shape and reveal different areas of your Flash movie.
How to Use the Trace Bitmap Function for Flash...
In case you missed when it was covered in Lesson 5, here's a quick tip on how to use the trace bitmap function in Flash to turn bitmap art into vector images.
Animating for Video Games vs. Animating for...
Creating animations for video games is much different from creating animations for movies. The major difference is that a movie is meant simply to be viewed, while the purpose of a video game is to interact. For this reason, animating for video games can be much more difficult than animating for video games; however, this reason is only a broad generalization of the differences between the two genres.
The Verdict on 'Pivot Stickfigure Animator'...
Creating a stickfigure animation isn't as easy as it looks, especially in detailed programs such as Flash. In a custom-built program just for that, though, it's so simple it's painful - and that's where Pivot Stickfigure Animator comes in.
Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and...
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard.
How to Choose an Animation Software Package
Considering how expensive animation software can be and the difficulty of returning software to many retailers, picking the wrong animation software for your needs can be a costly mistake. What questions should you ask yourself when selecting an animation software package?
ActionScripting Basics: Revamping getURL with...
Another look at using getURL, this time more cleanly done and demonstrated on an animated movie clip.
Making Your Own Flash Slingshot Target Game: II
With the animations set up as the basis for the game, let's start to make it a little more user-interactive by adding the scripts that make the slingshot move with the mouse, and fire when clicked.
Using Masks for an Iris Effect
Simulate the effect of a camera's iris diaphragm using Flash's mask layers and a shape tween.
Flash Tip: Program Tools: Eraser Tool
There are a few differences between Flash's eraser tool and your average graphics program's eraser tool. Let's take a look at how the tool works, and the advantages that those differences provide.
Hiding and Unhiding Movie Clips on Command...
Learn how to hide and unhide Flash movie clips with the click of a button and a very easy three-line actionscript, using _visible and the logical NOT operator (!) to alter the visibility state.
Tween
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Flash Animation 19: Drag and Drop ActionScripti...
The startDrag and stopDrag commands help increase user interactivity with our Flash movies by letting them manipulate our movie clips with the click of a mouse.
3D Studio Max Lesson 1.4: Animation Tools...
The last set of tools that we’ll discuss as part of the standard 3D Studio Max interface is located at the bottom of the window, stretching along the width of the working area below the multiple views. These tools help control how you view your animation, your timeline, and how you view your scene.
Vector vs. Pixel Based Animation
What is pixel based art and vector based art? Are there any benefits to either one? Also why did I choose two films by people named Alex as examples?
Flash Tip: Flash vs. Flash Player - What's the...
When referring to "Flash", sometimes it can be a little unclear what we're referring to, as often it
Flash Tip: Motion Tweening Expanded: Easing
Another way to control your Flash motion tweens is through an option called Easing.
Creating Transparent Flash Movies with WMode...
Ever wondered how they make those Flash ads that can be dynamically positioned anywhere on the screen, but that have a transparent background? In just four steps, I'll show you how.
What is 2.5D Animation?
2.5D animation? Is that a half-finished 3D animation? Not quite. 2.5D animation is a way to make 2D jump off the page into 3D space.
Choosing Between ActionScripting 2.0 and...
With ActionScripting 3.0 taking such a drastic turn away from the old paradigm of ActionScripting 2.0, it helps that Flash CS3 allows you to create a document using the old scripting style; here's how.
Storytelling For Animation
Animating is about much more than just sequencing frames together to create motion. It's about telling a story - and it takes quite a bit of thought, imagination, and planning to make sure it's a good one.
7 Life Lessons I've Learned from Animation
Animation isn't just a career; many things learned throughout your career as an animator can provide valuable life lessons, as well.
Flash Animation 2: Shape Tweening
With this lesson, we'll pick up at the end of where we left off in Lesson 1, with a lesson on shape tweening in Flash MX. Shape tweening can take two different shapes at keyframes set any number of frames apart, and mathematically calculate the frames in between to produce a smooth animation depicting the transformation between one and the other.
Anime Studio Pro 5
While Anime Studio 5 definitely isn't a program that you can dive in and start using without at least a passing knowledge of the fundamentals of animation, it still provides a rich, full-featured animation experience that simplifies the process and allows you to produce high quality animations for less effort.
What Is A Wireframe?
: What Is A Wireframe? There are certain things essential to understanding any discussion on 3D animation:
Creating "Animated" Drawings with SnagIt
Using your favorite graphics program and a video capture program such as SnagIt , you can easily create
Flash Tip: Rounding Rectangles
Adjust the options for Flash's Rectangle Tool to draw rectangles with softened, rounded corners.
Animated Flash Dropdown Menu
This is a simple, animated Flash menu that drops down/expands when your mouse rolls over the menu header.
Flash Tip: Program Tools: Common Libraries
The Common Libraries in Flash MX are good for quick references and easy pre-made objects and lessons.
Voice Acting for Animation
We know how animators make characters move - but how do they make them talk?
Creating Random Motion with Flash ActionScripts...
Use Math.random to actionscript random animation with an erratic motion path that still operates within set parameters.
Flash Tip: Animating/Tweening Gradients
Colorful shape tweens aren't limited just to solid colors; you can also tween gradients to change colors, and fade in and out of each other.
Why Are They Called Non-Photo-Blue Pencils, And...
: Why Are They Called Non-Photo-Blue Pencils, And What Are They Used For? In traditional animation, you
Flash Tip: Animated GIF vs. SWF Publishing for...
While Flash SWFs are considered one of the more advanced methods for publishing animated and streaming content to the web, there are times when using an animated GIF for smaller, shorter animations would be more to your advantage.
Flash Tip: Motion Tweening Expanded: Motion...
The shortest distance between two points may be a straight line, but that doesn't mean you have to tween that way. Learn how to assign your Flash Motion Tweens to paths called Motion Guides, so that you can animate along complex paths with only two keyframes.
Storyboarding Tips to Plan for Your Animation
Using a storyboard will help you organize your animation, and match you mental visualizations of scenes with the written script. If you use a storyboard you'll find that you'll be able to plan your animations more cohesively with clear marker points to show progress, and you'll save yourself a lot of time and trouble when struggling to make the entire thing come together from beginning to end.
Easy Flash CrossFade Effect
Fade between one image and another using layers, alpha controls, and tweens.
Animated Graphics Definition: What are Animated...
: The term "animated graphics" can cover many things, from flash SWFs to animated GIFS to banner ads.
What '2D' Means in Animation Terms
: The creation of moving pictures in a two-dimensional environment, such as through "traditional" cel
Animation Software Review: Animoids 3D Movie...
Animoid 3D Movie Maker is almost shockingly complex, considering the low price. That complexity lends a richness and fullness of features, but also presents a fairly steep learning curve for the novice.
Flash Tip: Shape Hints
Shape Hints make it easier for Flash to interpret how it's supposed to morph one complex shape into another in a shape tween.
Making an Animated ScreenSaver Using Visual Basic
This is just a quick dip at the trot, a basic checklist of things to do for those comfortable with Visual Basic; this isn't intended to be a full step-by-step, but more a basic overview as to the steps inherent in creating an easy 2D animated screen saver using the language.
Keeping Up With the Studios
Computer animation can be be fun, but it can also be quite costly. But it's not always necessary to spend that kind of money; for the curious, the studious, or even the aspiring professional, there are much more cost-effecitve ways to get your feet wet. If you know where to look and how to shop, it's not that hard to compete with the big boys without spending the big bucks.
What is an Animation Timeline?
In animation, a timeline refers to the breakdown of frames sequenced over time.
The Easiest Way to Make Kinetic Typography
How do text animators work in After Effects to easily let you create kinetic typography?
Vector Animation
: "Vector animation" is a term used to refer to animation whose art or motion is controlled by vectors
Flash Tip: Reducing Flash Movie Filesize
Flash movies are improving in quality, but with greater quality comes larger file sizes. Here are two ways to make them more manageable.
Adding Texture In After Effects
Learn the quickest and easiest way to add texture to your digital animation.
What's the Difference Between an Animated GIF...
On the surface, an animated GIF and an animated PNG can look the same. So what's the difference?
Flash Kids' Corner: Draw A Halloween Jack...
Create your own animated, flashing Jack o'Lantern for Halloween - without all the mess of a real pumpkin.
What to Expect From Digicel Flipbook 6 (2D...
DigiCel Flipbook is an animation software package that creates an animation studio, complete with tools, on your desktop.
Flash Tip: Creating the Illusion of Perspective
Flash proves that you don't need a 3D program or even a complex 2D program to create easy two-dimensional shapes with the appearance of three-dimensional depth.
A Parent's Guide to Key Words in Japanese...
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What is a Breakdown?
Having a nervous breakdown over your breakdowns? Don't; they're just simple in-betweens that hold a pivotal position in your animation sequence.
What is an Animated GIF?
We see animated GIFs all the time (no, really, even with Flash and PNGs, we do). But what are they, exactly?
Flash Animation 4: Animating Your E-card
Now that we’ve set the stage for our E-card, let’s go ahead and animate it. For the first part of that, we’re going to use a new kind of symbol called a Movie Clip.
Is Flash the Only 2D Animation Software?
While Adobe Flash gets a lot of coverage as a major 2D animation and rich content production package, is it the only 2D animation software package out there?
What Is Drawn-on-Film Animation?
Cels? Who needs cels? Drawn-on-film gets rid of the cels, the paint, and the cameras to take animation to a micro - and very hands-on - level.
Animation Software Review: Adobe Flash CS5
The latest version of Flash brings the shiny.
Flash Cursor Spotlight Revisited II: Masking
Learn layer masking to explore yet another way to create a spotlight that follows the mouse around the Flash stage to reveal your movie.
The Total Package
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Flash Tip: Convert Lines to Fills
Convert lines to fills so that you can use Flash's fill-related tools and options to edit them.
FAQ: How Do 3D Movies Work?
Many people think that 3D movies require special 3D animation in a modeling and animation program, and that there's some trick to it. In truth, that's not how it works at all.
Cyberdelia 3D Animation Software
It's hard to review a software package that you can't even run. While often program problems are a result of user errors, in this case I'd have to say to stay away.
How Long Should An Action Take?
How do you figure out how long an action should take?
What's the benefit of vector animation vs....
Vector animation is generally considered more advanced than raster animation. Why?
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