How to Create a Simple Run Cycle AnimationFebruary 5, 2014
If you are looking to animate a simple run cycle, here is a resource that can help you. The image below shows you the different positions that you will need to create for your character.
Once you create them in Photoshop (or drawing software of your choice), import them into Aftereffects (or video software of your choice), make each image last for approximately 3 frames and then loop the cycle. There you have it: A simple run cycle animation.
Check out the final animation video below: