Illustration

Jack Kirby – Comic book god

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The comic book drastically influenced American pop culture. Once it was viewed upon as something with no artistic or cultural value and was frowned upon. Today we know comics are a lot more and the man that we mostly have to thank for that is one of the biggest American comic book illustrators – Jack […]

Tutorials

Adobe Flash – animating with onion skin

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Now let’s get to the guts of animating :). To make the tutorial more clear we are going to be animating something simple. Let’s animate a simple hand punching. Click on the button below to see the example. [iframe width=”70%” height=”450″ src=”https://viki.si/wp-content/uploads/blog/Flash/onionskin/punch2.swf”] We start with a clinched fist and a bent elbow. The next step […]

Tutorials

Adobe Flash – Keeping things organized

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Ok… Keeping things organized in Flash is essential because if you are making a complicated animation you need to keep things easy to maintain. This is a simple example. It doesn’t contain a lot of frames or animation but to illustrate my point it should be enough. That’s me waving in the animation BTW :P. […]