Well, I let things go a little bit--starting College up again and all--and never did finish up.
However, I have been doing some thinking, and I wondered if there is a way to import characters I draw up in Flash into After Effects and animate them there, using AEs powerful effects and the like. There are a few different ways to do animation in AE, so I wasn't sure which one I should use.
So, I decided to try some experiments to see if it would work. I made a new FLA with just one frame. I splayed out the arms and legs of Data so I can try out different types of animation.
|A lot of different layers for each body part.|
With this new FLA I decided to export three types of files:
A SWF file, a PNG file, and a FXG file. And Here is what I tried to do with them