So, you’ve got as far as making your animatic and you’re ready to dive in and bring your animation to life. It is at this stage that many a good film has been ruined by low quality animation. So, in this chapter, we’re going to give you a crash course in traditional animation principles, before transposing these techniques to Flash in the next chapter. This chapter is mainly theoretical, but it is important for you to have a good grasp of traditional animation methods, as these are the origins of the techniques that we use in Flash.
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