Animation Principles

Activity 6: Animating a Bouncing Ball with a Tail

30 mins Beginner


In this exercise, you will add life to a bouncing ball. Turn your ball into a character by adding an appendage that will drag and overlap during the course of the animation. It could be a tail, ears, a choose!


You can download the provided sample material for this module and use the following templates to use as a reference to compare with your final sketch. Don't forget to unzip (uncompress) the files before placing them in your library.

  • MO-PRIN-004/13-tail-path.tpl
  • MO-PRIN-004/14-ball-animation-rough.tpl
  • MO-PRIN-004/15-ball-animation-clean.tpl


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