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    How to Create a Simple Run Cycle Animation

    February 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.

    Various Positions Required to Create a Simple Run Cycle

    Various Positions Required to Create a Simple Run Cycle

    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:

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