Join Kelly McCathran for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with multiple shape tweens, part of Learning Flash Animation.
In this video, we're going to cover shape tweening. …What that means is that you create a vector shape. …And remember, vector's are scalable at one frame in the timeline. …You'll notice that I have a layer in this 03 tween begin named Circle and Square. …The solid bullet indicates that there's content on keyframe 1. …And I've already drawn a green rectangle for you to turn into a circle, or tween …into a circle. And just to explaining the word tweening, …tweening means Flash will calculate the necessary in-between steps necessary in …order to convert this square to a circle. Shape tweens use raw vector shapes.…
Simpler shapes are much easier to tween. Complex shapes become much ore difficult …for the calculations necessary. So, to start, I want to have an animation …that plays for two seconds. So, what I'm going to do is click on …Keyframe 48, since each second is 24 frames. …Then I'll choose Insert > Timeline > Blank Keyframe. …And the reason I did that is that you'll notice at Keyframe 48 a hollow bullet.…
- Understanding the Timeline
- Working with Timeline effects
- Adding keyframes
- Creating slideshows
- Incorporating other media into your movies
- Distributing your work effectively
- Organizing your assets
- Developing efficient workflows
Skill Level Beginner
1. Building Your Flash Vocabulary
2. Getting Comfortable with the Flash Interface
3. Creating Shapes
5. Symbols and the Library Panel
6. The Flash Timeline
7. The Motion Editor
8. Distributing and Publishing Flash Animations
9. Adding Other Media to Your Movies
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