Add a menu to the beginning of your movie, and make the buttons work. Continue reading
Try your hand at making something walk.
Oooooh! I like that!
Using techniques we already know, we’ll create the illusion of depth & space. Continue reading
Here are some “found” tutorials covering buttons. Enjoy these other nutty people I have found out there in tutorial land. Continue reading
Fun techniques with animated masking!
In Flash, the technique know as “masking” should really be named “revealing”. It can feel backwards, so just think…REVEAL and it’ll be easier. Here are examples of static masking (like a window) with moving content (something moving past the window), and animated masking (the spotlight) with static content (the text). Continue reading
Fire & fog & ameoba’s…oh my! Using shape tween and shape hints.
Creating an Animated Symbol in the Library
We have already copied and pasted frames to create an animated symbol from the “handwriting” exercise. This is another approach, drawing directly into the symbol. Continue reading