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I promised ageeeeeeeeeeees ago that i'd do some flash tutorials, and today i managed to find some time to scrape one together.

I've seen endless tutorials on dA teaching people how to tween a circle across a screen, one even spent 10 mins faffing around with "LOL aren't i funny" before getting to that tweeny circle part.

Which is a big waste of time.

So, here's a tutorial from me. Its straight to the point and should be user friendly, though if you do come across any bugs or problems let me know!

The First tutorial i have for you is: Walk Cycles.

Why? Because they are the trickiest things to get right and the also teach you the idea behind key frames, inbetweens and a little bit of easing, so it should be a fun start.

I hope this helps out those people that have wanted to animate their characters but haven't the slightest clue where to being.

For this tutorial i'd recommend using flash 8 and a pen tablet, though other flashes will still work, flash 8 proves to be a little less of a hastle to work with.

Hope you enjoy~

You can download a trail version of flash at adobes website
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Used! Thank you so much, this helped a ton!
FrancoisUlrich Nov 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd give u a hug if u were in front of me right now...

Thx dood.
this was a GREAT help for my first animations. This is one of the best tutorials i have ever seen. Very well done
what is flash iv heard its good but i dont know how much it costs 
MocaNicoDA Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
You can download a trail version of flash at adobes website
abbykc72 Sep 27, 2013  Student General Artist
This has been the best tutorial I've seen. THANK YOU SO MUCH! It was very helpful! 
Avouno Sep 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
your tutorial is really helpful! Our school is actually using it for grade 10 animation class so we have to make a walk cycle based off your tutorial and it's so easy that even the least experienced animators in the class can do it! Excellent tutorial! If I could rate it out of 5 stars i'd give it a 10. : D
Great tutorial, many thanks ^_^
here's my rough creation :D
NES-Fan Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Man, this is the first flash tutorial I fully understood. Thank you so much.
I really like your art style, so vivid, so funny!
1UPYoshi Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, this really helped!! thanks for an awesome tutorial!
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