By Alex Michael

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5. 6. The project title. The dialog information. The scene numbers. Description of visual effects. Backgrounds and other objects. Cameras, moves and dissolves. Interactive Storyboarding in Flash 8 Flash 8 gives you the capability to produce interactive storyboards. An interactive storyboard is a working version of the movie produced in an easily adjusted form, without requiring any programming skills. It provides a common point of reference to illustrate the structure and look and feel of the project from the end-user experience.

Now the front arm should appear to go back and forth across 13 frames! 13 If you switch onion skinning on, you will notice that the arms have a nice arc, this will create a smooth animation Lock the front arm layer by clicking on the lock icon in the Layer panel. Select the three remaining layers, ‘‘Connect’’, ‘‘head’’ and ‘‘body’’, and copy the contents of frames 1 through 6. Then paste the contents into frames 8 through 13. There’s no need to reverse the body movement within the last six frames because our character will still be moving up and down as he walks no matter which leg is leading.

Fla). 18 This picture shows an example of just this kind of character animation hierarchy familiar with how graphics and movieclips can be embedded into each other to make them more portable. It goes without question that if you were intending to build a running character you would have one overall movieclip for the character. That main movieclip would then house Multiple movieclips for the movement in the different parts of the body in the same way as our walking man was built early in this chapter.

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