Week 11: Motion Paths

Lesson Intention:

I will learn how motion paths work and create a simple motion path in an animation

Introduction:

Many flash animations employ motion paths to confine the motion of a movie to a path.

Teacher demo and youtube clip

Task:

Create a new flash follow the Create a motion path to create a bouncing ball. 

Watch and read these bouncing ball tutorials.

Flash bouncing ball animation: Straight up and down.
http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/animation/illustrate-and-animate-a-bouncing-ball-part-1-adobe-flash/

http://www.flashlearner.com/bouncing-ball-flash-tutorial/

Now using a motion path.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S9BXYiP9Tc

Exposing Yourself to Flash Tutorial #1 – Creating a Bouncing Ball

Reflection:

What did you do today what did you learn?

Homework:

Design a flash movie that will employ different motion paths. eg Planets rotating around the sun. A plane doing a loop.

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