After you've created an animated character in Flash CS4, one of the first things that you are probably going to want to do is make them walk. This video will show you how to do so quickly and easily using motion tweens. Whether you are making a banana man or a model of Barack ...more
Character Walk in Flash
Making a Flash animation character walk one step is pretty easy. Making them walk the same way over and over using a walk cycle is more challenging. This video will teach you how to animate a walk cycle in Flash CS4 or CS5, making use of the Bone Tool that was a big new additi ...more
So you want to make your own video game using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. We applaud your chutzpah. This video will walk you through what should probably be your first steps: importing a sprite character, making them move around in response to keyboard inputs, and making the ...more
A tutorial on character animation in Flash that teaches you how to create a walking stickman or stick figure. You'll also learn how to mulilate him and create blood effects. Part 1 of 2 - How to Animate a walking stickman with Flash. Part 2 of 2 - How to Animate a walking sti ...more
In this Adobe After Effects user's guide, you'll learn how to create a simple walk cycle within AE. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its ...more
Animating character walk cycles is easy! This free online video lesson about animation will teach you everything you need to know, from work areas to keyframes and more and is taught by animation expert Cable Hardin. Part 1 of 16 - How to Create a character walk cycle animatio ...more
Flash CS4 is not only a powerful tool for creating animations. You can also use it to draw! This video will teach you the basics of drawing in Flash CS4 by showing you how to draw a cartoon cow from a scanned image. He looks good, is easy to draw, and should improve your Flash ...more
This video will show viewers how to use Adobe Flash and how to make a cartoon character talk in this program. This tutorial covers aspects such as recording the voice of your characters, drawing their mouths to speak, and how to sync the recorded speech to the animation. Furth ...more
Want to make the whole South Park clan on your computer so you can make your own animations? This is a video tutorial in which you will learn to easily make South Park characters in Flash 8. Draw a South Park character in Flash 8. Click through to watch this video on tricklife ...more
We can't all be King of England, but we can all be cartoonists. Thanks to this helpful step-by-step guide to creating a character in Adobe Flash, you'll be on your way to some animation domination of your own in no time. Watch your back Seth MacFarlane.
Creating textures in Photoshop and applying them to Flash animations is one of the most effective ways to make your characters look unique (watch the anime series Gankutsuou if you need proof). This video will teach you how to import custom textures from Photoshop into Flash a ...more
Syncing the lips of animated characters to dialogue is one of the most painstaking tasks that any animator has to perform, especially when working on the localization of foreign animated films. This video will teach you the basics of how to sync the lips of animated characters ...more
Need some help figuring out how to create bones for character rigging within Adobe Flash Professional CS5? It's simple. And this video presents a complete walkthrough of the process. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sur ...more
One of the first daunting tasks that confronts most aspiring gamemakers is a simple one: making a character jump and land predictably. If you're gotten to this point and wonder what to do, you're in the right place. This video will teach you how to use Actionscript 3 in Flash ...more
In this tutorial will teach you how to program in Flash and ActionScript to move a character with the arrow keys and make him jump with the space bar.
This tutorial will shows how to program characters that can interact with each other in a Flash-based RPG
Add subtle realism to your Flash cartoons by incorporating intermittent blinking. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration o ...more
Use the Flash tools in Adobe Flash CS5 to create an animated character after you've already used the bone tool to create your character pose. Create several poses for your movie clip and then string them together in an animation using Flash!
Okay, so you've started making a Flash CS4 gam. You've got a character that walks around. Where is he going to go? This video will teach you how to create Pacman-style level boundaries using Actionscript 3 and Flash CS4. This means that whenever your character walks off the e ...more
Once you've created a walking animated character in Flash, if you want them to look realistic you're going to have to give them a shadow. This video will show you how to do just that using the same movie clip as your character, which is the easiest way to do it. Don't let your ...more
Ninja-Pi-Ro is a point-and click adventure game on PencilKids where you play as the ultimate geek character: a shapeshifting ninja-pirate-robot. This video will walk you through the entire game. Tasselfoot has devoted much of his personal and professional life to playing and ...more
World of Warcraft has been on top of the world for seven years. No other MMO has come close to challenging its dominance of the genre, and it has generated billions of dollars for Blizzard. They have spent a lot of money adding more and more content, to the extent where the fu ...more
So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more
Blinking is one of the most basic things that mammals do, and making your animated characters do it properly will make them look much more natural and expressive. This Flash CS5 tutorial video will show you how to make an animated character blink using movie clips. Trust us, t ...more
Creating a modern video game is a mammoth undertaking, especially if you are working alone. Hopefully, this video will make it a little bit easier. It will teach you how to create a custom class for your game's hero character using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. Doing so will m ...more
A lot of people use Flash for 2D cartoon animation, but Adobe After Effects is another great tool to create some very cool cartoon animation. This how to gives you a clear idea of the steps to take to use AE as a cartoon creation device. This short video tutorial will demonstr ...more
This Flash tutorial gives detailed steps for creating and animating a character. Use Flash to draw and animate. Click through to watch this video on acrobat.com
Cinema 4D is an amazing program, but not a one-stop source for animation needs, especially if you're planning on making a 3D video game, for which you'll need Unity 3D. This three-part video covers the process of rigging a character in Cinema 4D and transferring to Unity 3D. ...more
This tutorial teaches you how to create an inventory in a Flash-based RPG and how to move your character and have it pick up items.
So you finally shelled out for 3D Studio MAX. Congratulations. Now you need to make something with it! This video for beginners will walk you through the basics of modeling a character in 3D Studio MAX. It covers setting up a reference image (the one from the video is here), c ...more
If you're using Adobe Flash and are looking how to import or export a .flv file, this great how-to will walk you through all the necessary steps. This tutorial uses Flash CS3, but the information is the same for Flash CS4 an CS5 as well. As you know, Flash is a very versatile ...more
Congratulations, iOS device owners! You can officially view Flash content on the web using the Skyfire web browser. This video will walk you through how the Skyfire browser works and how it converts Flash content to HTML5 content, allowing you to view it on your Apple iPhone, ...more
Been craving some epic space action lately? Well charge up the mass relays and practice your conversation skills because Mass Effect 2 is finally here. In today's episode of IGN, you will learn how to start the game off right and pick the best character for you. This video wil ...more
The platform game is probably the most popular style of game of all time (1st person shooters are catching up) thanks to Mario. Have you ever wanted to make your own? This video is here to help you get started. It will walk you through the first steps in the process, creating ...more
Creating a website from scratch is one of the most productive and most challenging things that you can do on a computer, whether the site promotes your own services and interests or you're being paid to make it for someone else. This nine-part video will walk you through the e ...more
I go over the basics of the new bone tool in Adobe Flash CS4. Learn how to animate quickly with this essential character animation tool.
Make-up artist, Kandee Johnson transforms into an Oompa Loompa from the beloved classic film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! To get the orange glowing face, Kandee uses Make-Up Forever's Flash palette. Kandee Johnson is a master at re-creating character looks with make-up ...more
Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to draw the classic video game character, Link, from The Legend of Zelda. You'll walk down memory lane with each stroke of your pencil! Drawing Link is a lot easier than you think, and you'll be amazed at how good your drawing will turn ...more
Welcome to the Dragon Age 2 The Exiled Prince DLC pack. It's principal contents are an extra character (Sebastian Vael) and three companion quests to complete for him. This video will walk you through the first one, entitled 'Duty' complete with cinematics and spoilers.
Bennett Froddy brought us the Flash game sensation QWOP, and now has released a free sequel called GIRP. You control you character's individual limbs with the keyboard as before, but this time you're controlling a rock climber and using keys to grab particular handholds. It's ...more
Pint sized vampire Jane from the "Twilight" series can literally slay others with a glance, but we think she could knock others spellbound with her deviously good looks just as easily. Played by Dakota Fanning in the movies, Jane likes to wear makeup shades in line with her co ...more
Dragon Age 2 has only just come out and it already has a DLC pack, entitled The Exiled Prince. It gives you a new character to use in your party named Sebastian Vael, who is an archer (awesome) and has his own set of four companion quests. This video will walk you through the ...more
So you've watched this video, done your research, and decided that you want to flash the firmware on your XBox 360 with a LiteOn DG-16D2S rev. 7485 disc drive. Good for you! This video will walk you through the whole process. Be very careful, as messing up in small ways at any ...more
Know where the Dojo in the Courtyard is on Club Penguin? Then did you know you can walk on top of it? It's a cool little glitch that you can without getting banned from Club Penguin or anything like that. It's just a simple Club Penguin glitch. Watch this video tutorial to le ...more
Animating characters in Poser is amazingly easy. In this video tutorial you will learn how to make characters walk in Poser. You'll see how to use the walk designer, create a walk path, and walk the character along the path. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left cor ...more
Making a 3D model bipedal character walk is one of the most basic and necessary things that you can do to them. If you are going to use them in a movie or game, chances are they will have to move themselves from one place to another right? This video will teach you how to crea ...more
A tutorial series on creating basic character animation in Flash. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create animation with Flash. Part 2 of 3 - How to Create animation with Flash. Part 3 of 3 - How to Create animation with Flash.
A walk through on installing a flash player on an Ubuntu system. Also, a tutorial on downloading and installing the Opera browsing software.
In this video, we learn how to walk through the flash game "I Remain". First you will go through the main floor and pick up the basement key, which you will use to go into the basement. In here, you will pick up a box of nails and return to the main floor. From here, you will ...more
Code a retro style video game using old school sprites or other animated .gifs. This tutorial shows you how you can take a small character and animate him to walk across the screen. Make your own homage to Mario or a nostalgia-fueled video game or animation!
What if you could jump so high in Saints Row, that you could fly? Well, with this tutorial, you can! After following the steps in this video, you should be able to make your Saints Row character fly into the air and even walk on air. Saints Row is an open world sandbox, simila ...more
Now that you've got your Nikon SB-900 professional-grade speedlight, make sure that you get the most out of it with this free photographer's guide, which will walk you through the flash unit's basic features and functionalities. The DX and FX feature in the SB-900 allows you ...more
Do you find it hard to make your 3D characters walk naturally? In this 3-part video tutorial Larry Mitchell teaches the basics of true character animation showing how to animate a walk cycle in Poser 7. Check out how to create a good pose for your characters. Make sure to watc ...more
Flash CS4 may be the newest, most sexy version of Flash, but some people prefer the older, more distinguished CS3 version. This video will walk you through all the basics of using flash CS3 slowly and forgivingly. Follow along, and you'll be well on your way to mastering Flash ...more
This how-to video offers you a simple, straight forward lesson about how to draw one of the simplest and funniest anime characters ever seen in a cartoon. She is none other than Pucca. The video consists of a simple walk through that shows you how to draw this unique character ...more
Have you ever wondered how to create your own cartoon character? In this video tutorial you will learn to create your own cartoon head from within Macromedia Flash. This is the first installment of the two-part tutorial. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a cartoon head using Macrome ...more
Synopsis: Tell one guy that a girl that one of the other guys knows just had some sketchy demonic encounter/satanic experience at some Wicca gathering she went to last night while she was trying to get answers from the past. Then say she’s incredibly creeped out right now and ...more
Learn how to use a movie clip symbol in Flash to repeat or reuse an animated library item. This free video software tutorial will walk you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating movie clip symbols within Adobe Flash you ...more
This Zbrush tutorial shows you how to make a biped character out of Zspheres. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this 30 minute tutorial. A download link is provided on the page for the full WMP tutorial.
Learn how to make UVs in Blender and import the new UVs to Zbrush's High res model. This is important since Zbrush uses AUV's which are not recognizable by other packages or game engines. Once you have proper UV's, you will learn how to create the clothes (superhero costume) f ...more