Computer Arts (October 2004)

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From here, you can either go back to the original (fully open) position or on to a new eye shape, such as wide or narrow. 11 8 ONION SKIN When moving symbols in Flash to animate a movement along the timeline, it’s often tricky to judge where the previous frame was on the stage. This is where the Onion Skin comes in handy. It acts as a virtual light box, showing semitransparent images of the frames before and after the frame you’re currently on. This is very helpful when animating cycles like walking or birds flying.

With this in mind, it’s no surprise Ë However, he’d not used traditional means; instead, he’d used a plotting pen driven by computer. The cel’s days were numbered. By today’s standards, the vector-line animation was crude, but it set a precedent. Not long after, Lambie-Nairn had started out on his own with the agency that would soon be known as Lambie-Nairn, and in 1976 took a computer-aided design course at Middlesex Polytechnic. He hated it. “I did extract two important nuggets from this miserable experience, however,” he says.

This is where the Onion Skin comes in handy. It acts as a virtual light box, showing semitransparent images of the frames before and after the frame you’re currently on. This is very helpful when animating cycles like walking or birds flying. 66 | October 2004 Double-click the head symbol and then start to bring other symbols onto it. Next, create layers for the eyes, eyebrows and mouth. By animating these elements in the head symbol, you will be able to move it about on the main stage without worrying about repositioning the features.

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