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Flash CS3 for Designers

with Colin Smith

Video: Welcome

Takes designers step by step through the workings of Flash CS3.
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  1. 22m 17s
    1. Welcome
      3m 22s
    2. The interface
      10m 30s
    3. The Timeline
      8m 25s
  2. 1h 23m
    1. Strokes
      10m 52s
    2. Shapes
      10m 36s
    3. Primitives
      3m 55s
    4. Gradients
      9m 59s
    5. Brushes
      6m 4s
    6. Stroke to Fill
      4m 33s
    7. Object drawing
      5m 56s
    8. Free Transform
      4m 52s
    9. The Pen tool
      8m 55s
    10. Align and Distribute
      3m 11s
    11. Filters
      6m 39s
    12. Illustrator support
      4m 39s
    13. Soften Fill Edges
      3m 47s
  3. 39m 37s
    1. Vectors vs. bitmaps
      5m 17s
    2. Importing bitmaps
      5m 24s
    3. PSD imports
      6m 47s
    4. Trace Bitmap
      4m 19s
    5. The Magic Wand tool
      3m 22s
    6. Bitmap fills
      5m 59s
    7. Building thumbnails
      8m 29s
  4. 1h 48m
    1. Symbols
      13m 3s
    2. Basic motion
      11m 12s
    3. Caching bitmaps
      2m 16s
    4. Shape tweening and shape hints
      4m 50s
    5. Easing and custom easing
      4m 40s
    6. Squashing and stretching
      2m 50s
    7. Animation properties
      5m 55s
    8. Animated blur
      3m 22s
    9. Nested animation
      6m 38s
    10. Animation filters
      2m 30s
    11. Motion on a path
      6m 56s
    12. Animation masks
      2m 59s
    13. Motion masks
      1m 36s
    14. Timeline effects
      6m 42s
    15. Copy and paste Motion
      2m 30s
    16. Working with text
      7m 0s
    17. Dynamic text
      8m 9s
    18. HTML formatting
      3m 36s
    19. Creating a banner ad
      12m 1s
  5. 1h 16m
    1. Sound
      2m 52s
    2. Button sound
      11m 29s
    3. Editing sound
      4m 11s
    4. Video components
      4m 47s
    5. Image sequence animations
      12m 22s
    6. Transparent videos
      7m 50s
    7. Cue points
      10m 10s
    8. Building a multi-video player
      13m 49s
    9. Adding filters to videos
      8m 40s
  6. 2h 9m
    1. ActionScript 3 overview
      16m 19s
    2. Button behavior
      4m 57s
    3. Variables
      6m 20s
    4. Functions
      11m 29s
    5. Outputting dynamic text
      5m 36s
    6. Inputting text
      6m 4s
    7. Using movie clips as buttons
      10m 39s
    8. Draggable movie clips
      7m 40s
    9. Conditions: Thinking script
      7m 37s
    10. Web page navigation systems
      7m 5s
    11. Loading dynamic images
      4m 25s
    12. Loading external dynamic text
      12m 5s
    13. Creating an image gallery
      17m 6s
    14. Publishing movies
      12m 31s

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Flash CS3 for Designers
Video Duration: 0s 7h 41m Intermediate


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Flash CS3 for Designers was created and produced by Colin Smith. We are honored to host his material in the Online Training Library®.

Flash CS3 for Designers is more than just a primer on the workings of Flash CS3. Instructor Colin Smith takes fellow designers step-by-step through the workings of Flash CS3, using his unique professional perspective. He teaches drawing, editing, transforming, and filtering graphics; working with bitmap images; basic and advanced animation techniques; adding sound and video; and putting the whole project together with ActionScript 3. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Understanding Flash CS3 Drawing with Flash CS3 tools Working with bitmaps and vector graphics Adding animation to a project Working with blur, motion, squash, stretch, and tween Adding sound and video filters Using ActionScript 3 to create dynamic projects
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