Justin Kupka

The Elec­tric Dog Flash Ani­ma­tion Pow­er Tools (EDAPT for short) is a new tech­nique for rig­ging char­ac­ter with­in Flash that dra­mat­i­cal­ly speeds up ani­ma­tion workflow. …
With the old way of ani­mat­ing in Flash you would have to select each indi­vid­ual piece and move it into posi­tion on every frame. This gets even more messy if you were to add a tween to those objects. With the old method, if the arm was hang­ing beside the char­ac­ter, and he raised it up into the air, all of the pieces would move in a straight line from point A to B. …
With the Mag­net rig set­up all you have to do is go to one of those in between frames. Set a keyframe, and hit the ~ key and it will snap all of the objects back into place!
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