Flash Professional Tips and Tricks: Animate an Explosion


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Animating an explosion

Now we are going to do a different kind of effect. Previous effects that we've been doing have been entirely dependent on shape tweening, and using the internal processes of Flash for the most part. Now we are going to try something that's a little more traditional. Flash has its built-in brush tools that you can draw with, and this part of the course will be particularly useful for people who have a drawing tablet: a Wacom tablet, a Cintiq, or one of those devices. You could, I guess, draw this on paper, clean it up with a marker pen or something, and scan it into your computer. But it's also possible to tough it out and do it with the mouse, so there's different methods that we can proceed with.

What I want to do right now is show you the basic procedure for roughing in your own effect stuff. You could also probably use a series of nested symbols instead of drawing this thing curve by curve. Anyhow, I am going to hide the lower sky. I don't need it, and I will show yo...

Animating an explosion
Video duration: 9m 1s 5h 16m Intermediate

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Animating an explosion provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional

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