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How to animate using stick figures

Following are some basic tips and steps I take to animate stick figures on RMD.

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Tools used: RMD Drawing Tool
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Stick Skateboarding by mmods




Step 1

First you have to begin with his legs by making 2 lines meeting a the top using the line tool size 4.


Step 2

Continue by making another line from the legs upwards, it should be long as the legs. To make the hands make another 2 lines meeting at the top of the chest. (It is better to look at the pictures then reading my BLA BLA BLA)



Step 3

To make the head just place a dot with the pen tool size 6.


Step 4

This is the structure of a stick figure where there are the joints. (The white dots are the points from where you can make the stick figure move)


Step 5

These are some examples of the previous step. To make the figure more realistic you can add some objects such as a bazooooooka.



Step 6

To make it move you have to make the stick figure, then cover it with the fill tool in white with 80% transparency and then make another figure as if it continued moving and BLA BLA BLA.

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