In this tutorial you will be learning how to make the bouncing emoticon below:
Open up Image Ready and create a 50×50 transparent image. Open your basic emoticon and make sure you only have the basic shape, like this: see zoomed below.
Now we’ll create the face. You can make a different face then the one I’m using. I’ll be making this face:
And this is how it looks on the emote:
Now we’ll make the “landing” pose. We have two poses for this, one touching the ground and one ‘bumping’, make the first like this:
And the second like this:
Alright, now we’ll animate it. Below you will see how to position it and what the frame rate should be.
Go to File -> Save Optimized as… and your final image will be:
Now you’re done! You’ve created a bouncing emoticon! Enjoy.