Running and walking are the most difficult things to get right in animation. Break a character into two poses or parts: upper body and lower body. A two piece rig for a running character adds sophistication, while reducing the overwhelm of a dozen joints in motion..
Using this example from “The Abdominal Snowman” animation in Black Hat cases studies, we apply posing with Inbetween Blur and Wind-Up & Follow Through. This gives us a more advanced throw animation than the simple toss in the White Hat recipes
Make a pig fly by posing two independent wing props. Keeping track of the proper “flapping” poses is not as easy as it looks, as the happy-pig-body-pose glides along a path with the Spacing is Speed recipe in mind.