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Animation

Posted by ChrisDines @ 10/26/2007 12:07

An article about animating pixel art (specifically for videogames). It covers various subjects, including:

- Choosing the right frame rate,
- Using motion streaks,
- Basic physics/Ragdoll stuff to make your animation live,
- Rotating your sprite in a non-jaggy way (e.g. a back flip),
- Two Legged basic walk-cycle,
- Four Legged in-depth walk-cycle,
- Some other, more basic stuff.


Posted by skeddles @ 1/3/2007 15:50

A great site for flash tutorials, with a couple free ones. I do suggest buying some though, you learn a lot, and the guy is funny.


Posted by Sasms @ 3/1/2008 20:34

A great site where you can, post, chat, request, basically anything about animation. Its based on pivot, but if you scroll down, theres plenty of tutorials and artwork using different programs


Posted by pixelblink @ 4/4/2007 12:07

tutorials galore!


Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/15/2005 15:18

Combining Flash and pixels.


Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/15/2005 15:30

Posted by Wu! @ 5/3/2009 11:14

This is less a tutorial on pixel art, but on how to create realistic explosions.

For that, this tutorial goes very detailed into the phsics of explosion, since it is a flash-based tutorial, you also get to learn a lot about animating a decent explosion, with a little humour.

highly recommendable


Posted by jalonso @ 9/10/2007 11:44

Create and edit GIF animations

  • Import graphics
  • Define animation
  • Resize, crop, rotate and edit bitmaps
  • Optimize GIF animations
  • Export animated GIFs

Posted by jalonso @ 3/25/2014 11:31

View animated gifs as frames here.
http://gif-explode.com/
 


Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/15/2005 14:56

Posted by Nessiah @ 4/14/2013 11:25

 One of the best tutorials I had ever seen. She has comprehensive guides on Human and Animal Anatomy, Emotion Charts, Color Theory and some unique ones like Arabesque. She's provides really nice references and worth the look.


Posted by lap1994 @ 6/1/2008 19:43

One manga site. Basic to CG and some tips on gear.


Posted by pixelplonker @ 1/29/2016 15:09

Mainly a design blog, but the page I have linked to has a great 2, 4, and 8 frame walk cycle tutorial.


Posted by jalonso @ 2/7/2014 13:29

A tut on sub-pixelling with theory, definitions and examples.


Posted by Lone Scout @ 3/31/2015 09:01

An in-depth study of cinematography, character design, backgrounds, and animation techniques that is very useful for all art fields.

Recommended for aspiring animators and directors.


Posted by sedgemonkey @ 11/15/2005 08:10

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 4/14/2004 12:45
Two excellent tutorials on animating characters in Flash.

Posted by NoeL @ 4/16/2014 21:26

Tutorial for creating an animated wave pattern.


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