Tradigital Animation Head Movements – Index

Tradigital Animation Head Movements

Join your instructor, Conan Sinclair, in this first course on tradigital animation. It focuses entirely on head animations: movements, turns, flexibility, dialogue, etc. This series is divided into five parts, outlined below:

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Section 1

The Basics.

This first session covers basic animation techniques applicable to any program you choose to animate with, but Conan does spend some time early on teaching a few of the tools within Flash that he will be using throughout this series of lessons.

Tradigital Animations Head Movements Tutorial – Assets

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The Basics

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Section 2

Head Turn Animations

Learn how to do a head turn animation, starting with two key poses, then work with timing, ease-in and outs, and in-between frames.

Head Turn Animations

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Section 3


Learn how to get more flexibility in your animation when going from one keypose to another.


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Section 4

Lip Syncing

This session covers dialogue animation using mouth shapes (or phonemes) and then the instructor brings in an audio file to sync an animation to.

Lip Syncing – Part 1

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Lip Syncing – Part 2

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Lip Syncing Part 3

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Section 5

Cleaning Up

This last session teaches how to clean up your animation, paint in a more polished, professional look to your frames, then include Layer effects to add a variety of styles to your final piece.

Clean Up

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Category: Animation  -   Primary Software: Adobe Animate (Flash)  -  
Tags:   traditional animation - adobe animate - adobe flash - how to animate - character animation

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