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Flash CC Essentials

Skill Level 1

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Level 1: For students new to the software or skill being taught, or with broad gaps in knowledge, but familiar with the concepts under discussion

This and all of our classes require key computer skills

Not required, but may be useful before taking this course:

$575 • two days (12 hours)
meets 9:30am–4:30pm

Class Description

Flash is many things. With it, one can build interfaces for Rich Internet Applications or make cartoons—the range is startling, and that of its users more so. In this class, we try to expose you to much of this breadth and depth.

what we cover—in detail

(always customized for the students in attendance)

What's New:
  • Flash CS6 vs. CC
Interface Basics:
  • Document Window/Properties
  • Timeline
  • Motion Editor
  • Layers/Layer Types
  • Edit Bar
  • Toolbar
  • Panels
  • Workspaces
  • Library
Drawing & Color Tools:
  • Lines, strokes & fills
  • Modifying strokes & fills
  • Shape tools
  • Object drawing & grouping
  • Using, creating & modifying gradients
  • Working with the Pen Tool
  • Working with 3D tools
  • Deco tool
Inverse Kinematics:
  • Understanding & working with the Bone tool
  • Creating puppets with the Bone tool
Animation/Timeline Basics:
  • Frame rates
  • Working with the timeline
  • Creating Symbols
  • Frame-by-frame animation
  • Motion Tweening
  • Motion Guides
  • Fine tuning animation with the Motion Editor
  • Shapes Tweening
  • Using Masks
  • Layer properties
Creative Suite Integration:
  • importing Photoshop files
  • importing Illustrator files
  • importing InDesign files
  • using Flash Builder as your primary ActionScript editor
Filters & Effects:
  • Working with filters
  • Working with blend modes
  • Using timeline effects
  • Importing, compressing & working with bitmaps
  • Animating bitmaps
  • Converting bitmaps to vectors
Working with Symbols:
  • Symbol types
  • Creating and working with buttons
  • Creating animated buttons
  • Creating and working with movie clips
Working with Text:
  • Creating, modifying & formatting text
  • Working with Static text
  • Working with Dynamic text
  • Working with Input text
  • The new Text Layout Framework for print-quality typography
Video:
  • Video formats
  • Importing Video
  • Controlling Video
  • Using the Flash Video Encoder
ActionScript Basics/Behaviors:
  • Basic timeline control
  • Button actions
  • Dot syntax
  • Creating a Preloader
Publishing:
  • Publishing content types
  • Flash & HTML
  • Creating Projectors
  • Publish settings
  • Optimizing movies
  • SEO tips for Flash files
  • publishing for iPhone

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