week 2: Animating and tracing.

Learning Intention:

I will learn how to trace a bit map.

I will learn how to create a character animation

I will learn how to create labels in the timeline and animate text

Trace a Bit Map:

Flash allows you to convert a bitmap (raster image) into a vector image.

http://youtu.be/l3tFOKWeBkc

Teacher Demo:

Download this image and import it into Flash, Trace it and colour it in using the bucket tool.

I coloured the dog in and made a simple animation: bigdog

Now go to Google images search “baby animals” select line drawings and download an image and trace it in Flash.

Create a character animation:

Download this zip folder of Flash Movies and images:

cute animals

Teacher Demo of how to create a character animation.

Creating labels in the timeline and animate text

Teacher Demo of how to creating label and animating text

Music for animation: Whatcha’ Gonna’ Do? (Count by 2’s, 5’s, 10’s)

Task

Continue with your skip counting animation.

Help Videos:

The Flash Environment

Understanding Key Frames

Understanding Movie Clips

Understanding the Library Panel

 

Bone Tool.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L3W4QsOgQk

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