Share this Page URL

Chapter 10. Animation Techniques > Adding Life to Your Character - Pg. 181

Animation Techniques 181 Figure 10.2. The hand sequence is traced frame by frame from video stills. Traditional or cel animation is probably the most widely used form of animation in Flash. You'll have the opportunity to work with this type of animation in the following sections. Timing and Synchronization Timing and synchronization are two of the most crucial elements that you need to deal with when animating. Timing can make or break a good animation, whether it is abstract or character-based. One of the most essential messages that you are trying to convey to the audience is the passage of time. The