Character rigging animation turns a static object into a character that can move its body parts to create realistic actions such as walk, jump, or wave. In Adobe Animate the Asset Warp Tool uses pins to create joints and bones. These allow a character’s limbs to bend. Follow the step-by-step instructions to use character rigging […]
Advice on using Adobe Animate with middle or high school students. Includes animation tips, as well as tricks for designing vector graphics. Ideal for beginners.
A fun Animate tutorial is to create spinning stars. Follow the instructions to make a movie clip symbol of a star that can be inserted onto the stage many times. To make the symbol you will need to draw a star in the Editing Pane, convert it to a graphic symbol, and then create a
Follow the step-by-step instructions to learn how to use the Asset Warp Tool in Adobe Animate. The Asset Warp Tool uses pins to move, twist, or warp an object. Bones can connect pins to form a skeleton. This makes it fun and easy to animate any graphic. Give it a try! This activity is from
Animate 2022 for high school students that have an interest in animation, can be a fun program to include in a media arts course. Although Animate 2022 is professional software it is still ideal for beginners. Animators use it to design content for games, TV shows, and the web. However, students can quickly learn how
Before your students can animate in Adobe Animate CC, they must learn how to draw objects such as lines, rectangles, squares, ovals, and circles. Making simple shapes can become complicated if students do not understand Object Drawing. When teaching an Adobe Animate unit be sure to introduce the two drawing modes – Object Drawing Mode
When Adobe changed the name of Flash to Animate CC, many new features were added. You can read about them here but I’m just going to highlight two of my favorite new and not-so-new tools. Animate Paint Brush Tool This new tool adds to the capability of the original Brush Tool. It includes Art and