Here is a list of great books on animation, digital and traditional. Continue reading
Fun techniques with animated masking!
Create unique animation effects with the Flash’s motion editor.
Sound and images, together at last!
Some simple tips to help make syncing sound easier. Continue reading
An introduction to type and to customizing motion presets.
Once you have your file completed, it’s a good idea to do some housekeeping. Chances are the library has accumulated unnecessary and duplicate symbols. Here’s how to clean it up. Continue reading
Using filters sparingly or well, they offer some nice animation possibilities.
Blending layers can create beautiful effects.
With a little understanding of how mixing light works, you can better anticipate what these display effects – similar to the blend modes in Photoshop – can do.
The vector art from Illustrator is *almost* perfect for Flash!
The Clock Exercise
We’ll be using a clock to examine the different ways that you can rotate symbols. Continue reading