Flash Animation - Stick Figures

posted Apr 12, 2011, 3:17 PM by Bill Blevins   [ updated Apr 14, 2011, 1:11 PM ]
Basic Animation                                                               How to Start - download stick_figure_library.fla and open Adobe Flash
Using the timeline
Understanding the difference between frames and keyframes
Setting up frame by frame animation
Taking advantage of tweening
Using rotations and easing in and easing out
Using motion guides
Testing the movie

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Download fl06_library.fla
Create new Flash document
Modify the document size to 500 x 500
File / Import / Open External Library
Drag the new library panel to the library panel on the right side of the screen - click on items to preview them
Save as "Stick Figure"
Rename the layer "Stick Figure"
Change the magnification menu in the upper right hand corner of the stage to "Fit in Window"
Drag in Stick Still 1
Add a layer by clicking the Insert Layer button and title it "Logo"
Drag a "stick logo" to the left side of the frame
on stick figure layer, select layer 10 and right click/Insert Frame
Bill Blevins,
Apr 12, 2011, 3:19 PM
Bill Blevins,
Apr 12, 2011, 3:19 PM