Flash Professional CS6 Essential Training

with Anastasia McCune
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Flash Professional CS6 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 8h 2m Beginner


This course provides a solid foundation in Adobe Flash Professional CS6 and shows how to create an assortment of Flash content. Author Anastasia McCune explains the different destinations for Flash projects—mobile devices, the desktop, or the web—and where ActionScript fits into it all. She shows how to create a new project, structure document layers and arrange objects on the Timeline, and how to get started drawing basic shapes and incorporate text, images, audio, and video. The course also explains the different types of symbols and tweens in Flash, and how to use them to build and animate content. The final chapters outline the publishing options available for Flash projects, including Adobe AIR.

Topics include:
  • Choosing a document type
  • Working with panels and workspaces
  • Importing bitmap and vector graphics into a project
  • Understanding the Timeline and frame rate
  • Defining frames and keyframes
  • Creating button, graphic, and movie clip symbols
  • Nesting timelines
  • Building shape tweens and motion tweens
  • Defining inverse kinematic (IK) motion
  • Applying filters, blend modes, and masks
  • Integrating audio and video
  • Using ActionScript code snippets
  • Configuring SWF and HTML publish settings
  • Publishing with AIR
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- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Anastasia McCune and welcome to Flash Professional CS6 Essential Training. In this course, I'll start by showing you how to navigate around in Flash and utilize parts of the interface like the stage, library, and the timeline. Then I'll show you how to import artwork into Flash as well as create and manipulate some of your own using the drawing tools. We'll see how to create simple animation using motion, shape, and IK tweening. I'll also show you how to incorporate audio and video into Flash, as well as interactive controls such as buttons and simple action script.

Finally, I'll demonstrate publishing your files for browser, desktop, or mobile deployment. Throughout the course you'll see the series of animals drawn by one of the art students and a solar powered house outfitted by the energy company. We'll be covering all the aforementioned features plus plenty of techniques and best practices so you can create your own interactive, compelling content in Flash. So let's get started with Flash Professional CS6 Essential Training.

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