Intent

Your Task:

  • Create a walking character using the Bone tool or the Free transform tool.


Assessment:

Total 20 marks


Instructions:

  1. Draw each body part on a separate layer. Name each layer (important!!!!)
  2. Convert just the body into a symbol (Graphic).
  3. Apply the Bone tool to the arms and legs. Select the Bone Tool => Drag and release at the joint.
  4. Assemble your character.
  5. Insert the reference image on a new layer (see below).
  6. On frame 5 select all layers (hold shift key!) and insert a frame.
  7. Move the arms and leg according to the reference image.
  8. Select the next 5 frames and insert a frame => move arms and legs again.
  9. Repeat these steps until frame 40.
  10. Check your animation.


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Reference Image by Preston Blair (Save this image and import into the library)


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Assessment


Animation of two walking cycles (smooth, looping, cycles animated according to Preston Blair) 10 marks
Design (creativity, drawing, character) 8 marks
Upload wiki page & saving procedure 2 marks

Total: 20 marks

Bonus:


Animate eye blinking 2 marks
Nice background 3 marks
Character moving across the stage 5 marks

Total: 10 bonus marks

Total: 30 marks

Walk cycle exemplar:

http://www.idleworm.com/how/anm/02w/walk1.shtml

Teachers Exemplar