|bouncing ball: link
the first lesson taught to most animation students. learn about arcs, spacing, gravity, timing and squash/stretch.
|walk cycle: link
an introduction to walks – the four main poses, and how to approach a walk cycle.
|lip synch/dialog: link
six basic mouth shapes provide a simple but effective technique that will allow you to create any dialog needed.
|flash walk cycle: link
(video, 1hr). using shape and motion tweens in flash to create a smooth walk animation. there are 4 parts.
|preston blair: link
The classic animation tutorial by Preston Blair. This book has been used by animation students for decades – you can download both volumes for free here,