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Intro to Animation Lesson 1 & 2 Unit 14 – Animation http://www.yahmad.co.uk/
Starter Unit 7 – Desktop Publishing http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ Unit 14 – Animation What is Computer Animation? Can you think of 5 different examples: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Lesson Overview http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ Objectives Understand the purposes of animations. Understand the basics of Adobe Flash (frame by frame animation, layering etc.). OutcomesTime Task 1 Copy and trace an image (character) into Adobe Flash Task 2 Using the Paint bucket and brush tool add colour to your character. Task 3 Animate your character using the frame by frame animation technique. Extension Create a background for your animation on a separate layer. Unit 14 – Animation
Task 1 – Trace image http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ 1.Open Adobe Flash 2.Import/Copy image (character) onto the canvas. 1.Use the images from the PowerPoint provided. 3.Create a new layer and lock the original layer. 4.Trace around the image on the new layer. 1.Make sure you leave no gaps. Unit 14 – Animation
Task 2 – Colour http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ 1.Separate the two layers (the original image and the traced image). 2.Using the paint bucket tool color in the traced image. Delete the original layer once this task is complete. Unit 14 – Animation
Task 3 – Frame by Frame Animation http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ 1.Insert a key frame in the 5 th frame. 2.Edit the appearance of the image in each key frame 1.E.g. – change the eyes or open the mouth 2.Move the arms/legs Unit 14 – Animation Extension: On a new layer create an animated background using the same frame by frame technique.
Extension – Create an animated background http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ 1.Insert a new layer. Place it underneath the Cartoon Character. Rename the layer as background. 2.Set the back ground colour. 1.Modify >>> Document >>> select colour 3.Using the Brush/Shape tool Draw your background. 4.Insert a Key Frame in the 5 th frame of the new layer. Change the background e.g. – move clouds (Repeat this process) Unit 14 – Animation
Plenary – Refer to the Lesson Objectives http://www.yahmad.co.uk/ Plenary Task (Q&A) 1.Can you use simple tools in Adobe Flash 2.Do you understand the concept of layers and frame by frame animation. Share Examples of pupils work with the class. Objectives Understand the purposes of animations. Understand the basics of Adobe Flash (frame by frame animation, layering etc.). Unit 14 – Animation