Whether you are looking to update your skills, work more efficiently in Flash, revamp your web site, or launch a new career or business, youâ€™ll walk away with awesome new skills in the industry-leading animation authoring software!Â Join me!
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- Saddlebrook, NJ September 24th, 2010
- Toronto, Canada October 29th, 2010
- Dallas, TX November 19th, 2010
Getting to Know Flash
Get up and running by learning the Flash interface and then creating your first document.Â From there youâ€™ll create your first flash drawing using tools familiar to most designers, thus creating your first Flash file!
Creating Symbols & Importing Graphics
Symbols are the building blocks of Flash ,and in this session youâ€™ll build a strong foundation using movie clips, buttons and graphic symbols.Â Want to leverage artwork created in other programs?Â Learn how to easily import artwork and convert to the symbol of your choice at the same time!
Using your foundation of knowledge, youâ€™ll dive into Flashâ€™s ample â€˜coolâ€™ factor where youâ€™ll build animations that include motion and shape tweens.Â Want â€œout of the boxâ€ animation?Â Learn how to use Motion Presets to get your graphics moving in no time at all.
Introduction to Interactivity
In this session weâ€™ll â€œopen the hoodâ€ of Flash and really get graphics to do what we want them to do with interactivity.Â Whether itâ€™s controlling an animation or jumping to another web site youâ€™ll learn the fundamentals of programming in ActionScript 3, without scaring the living daylights of you!
Bringing InDesign and Illustrator Files to Life
In this final session youâ€™ll go beyond Flash by using other programs such as InDesign and Illustrator to create Flash content.Â Youâ€™ll learn how to take a file created for print and bring it right into Flash with full creative control.Â Do you have content made in Illustrator as well?Â Bringing graphics in from Illustrator is as simple as a copy and paste.Â Leveraging all your skills youâ€™ve learned in Flash youâ€™re sure to make your already created designs interactive and animated!