Week 03: Squash, stretch and audio

Learning Intention

To learn fundamental animation techniques

To sync audio to an animation event

Success Criteria

To create a simple motion tween in Flash

To create an animation with squash & stretch

To add audio to key event in an animation

To define and understand key terms

Hook

Examples of animation

Step animation / Stop Frame Animation
Pez
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QeGLUgN9QI

Tween Animation Flash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxnt8jHXGDg

Activities

Teacher demonstration of simple step animation of a plant growing, follow along. 

Download the week03 folder open student.fla and create a motion tweens in the direction shown.

Add audio were ball hits the wall

Teacher demonstration of squash and stretch (rollermache )

Add squash and stretch when ball hit the wall

Glossary

Step animation

Squash and stretch

Tween animation

Keyframe

Chuck Jones

Road Runner

Classic Squash and Stretch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQDm7pNOxMc

Reflection

What did you learn today? Rate your success in completing tasks.

Homework

Complete glossary

Go to http://www.dreamworksanimation.com/insidedwa/productionprocess create a flow chart or slide show of the Production Process.

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