Animating a falling brick

This is a simple exercise but there are still a couple of things to keep in mind when animating a falling brick. We need to convey that the object is heavy and also that it is made of a rigid material.

There is some great content on on weight and centre of gravity in animation.

Here is my falling brick animation.

And here is how I did it:

Step 1:

Draw the key frames 

Step 2:

Add the inbetweens. More inbetweens spaced closer together at the start of the action for an ease in.

Step 3:

Finally, I added a slight wobble and the brick falls on its side.

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