Flash I - Overview

Flash delivers low-bandwidth animation and interactivity over the Web and beyond. This course introduces the student to the basic skills needed to draw illustrations and create basic animations and buttons. Topics include exploring the Flash interface and concepts; working with colors and gradients; frame-by-frame animations; shape and motion tweening; Inverse Kinematics; working with symbols and bitmaps and basic interaction using ActionScript 3.0.

Objectives

Explore the basics of Flash
Explore the interface
Draw in Flash
Study basic animation theory
Create interactiviy in Flash

Links

Flash Links - Learn More
www.flashkit.com
http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AS3LCR/Flash_10.0/migration.html
www.were-here.com
www.Virtual-fx.net
www.Flashmove.com
www.Ultimatearcade.com
www.Flashlite.net
www.Flashmagazine.com
www.Moock.org

www.Shockfusion.com

Flash in the workforce

http://www.adobe.com/brilliant/?pid=domani-studios-case-study

 

Flash Inspiration
http://jobmob.co.il/blog/most-creative-designer-resumes/http://www.flashforwardconference.com/finalists
www.Praystation.com
www.Protocol7.com
www.Yugop.com
www.Puzzlehead.com
www.Melondezign.com
www.Imagedive.com
www.Titoonic.dk
www.Randinteractive.com
www.Halfempty.com
www.Hillmancurtis.com
www.Egomedia.com
www.Wildbrain.com

Sound Clips - Royalty-free sound clips

www.flashkit.com/loops/index.shtml
www.partnersinrhyme.com
www.webdivision.it/sound/engindex.html

3-D Tools for Flash
Swift 3d: www.Swift3D.com
Illustrate!: www.Davidgould.com
www.adobe.com/products/dimensions/main.html