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Below we are featuring one of our Backer’s from our Kickstarter campaign. This Backer hails all the way from the UK - thanks to Keith Hall for pledging $50
Jacob Greenawalt, Director
Keith Hall as a character from Aloha Grocery

Keith Hall as a character from Aloha Grocery

Prop Design for Lulu’s Scene

Prop Design for Lulu’s Scene

Below we are featuring one of our Backer’s from our Kickstarter campaign! Thanks to Jill King for pledging $50
Jacob Greenawalt, Director
Jill King as a character in ‘Aloha Grocery’

Jill King as a character in ‘Aloha Grocery’

Take a look at how we create a frame of animation for Aloha Grocery…
Jacob Greenawalt, Director
Here is a glimpse of the Layer setup in the Timeline of Flash

Here is a glimpse of the Layer setup in the Timeline of Flash

Start by drawing a rough outline of shapes and guidelines to show where your character belongs within the scene.

Start by drawing a rough outline of shapes and guidelines to show where your character belongs within the scene.

This is our first ‘Color’ layer.  Draw a basic body shape of the character (with the proper color) over the rough sketch.  Define where the character exists within the scene.

This is our first ‘Color’ layer.  Draw a basic body shape of the character (with the proper color) over the rough sketch.  Define where the character exists within the scene.

This is the 2nd ‘Color’ layer.  It again defines basic shapes of our Character’s structure.  It is separate from the first ‘Color’ layer because it needs to be on top - and it needs to act separately.

This is the 2nd ‘Color’ layer.  It again defines basic shapes of our Character’s structure.  It is separate from the first ‘Color’ layer because it needs to be on top - and it needs to act separately.

Now we remove the ‘Rough’ layer to show just the ‘Color’ layers.  We can now draw our character over top on a new layer.

Now we remove the ‘Rough’ layer to show just the ‘Color’ layers.  We can now draw our character over top on a new layer.

Finally, we add the ‘Character Outline’ layer including all the character’s details.

Finally, we add the ‘Character Outline’ layer including all the character’s details.

This is the ‘Character Outline’ layer WITHOUT the ‘Color’ layers beneath it.  Notice how we are defining the hair outline and filling in the hair color on this layer.  This keeps the hair on the top layer and separate from the basic head ‘Color’ layer. 

This is the ‘Character Outline’ layer WITHOUT the ‘Color’ layers beneath it.  Notice how we are defining the hair outline and filling in the hair color on this layer.  This keeps the hair on the top layer and separate from the basic head ‘Color’ layer. 

We are happy to have ADAM WEB creating an original song for Aloha Grocery! Check out his music links below! Welcome aboard Adam!
Jacob Greenawalt, Director