Animated SWF: Using blends to define motion


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Animated SWF: Using blends to define motion

One of the things that I find interesting about using Illustrator for web design is that, well, Illustrator existed long before the web did. In fact, if you think about it, Illustrator never really even thought about concepts of things like motion, for example. Yet there've always been features like blends, for example, that were even available before gradients were available inside of Illustrator. They were used to have one color blend into another. However, now that we understand the concept of exporting SWF files out of Illustrator, if you wanted to create some kind of motion, we can actually use a blend to simulate that and create motion when creating a SWF file.

So, let's see how we can do that. Now I have this file open right now. It's called animated_banner_motion. I'm actually going to turn off the top two layers of my document, because I just want to focus on the Backpack Cali one that's right here, because I want to build a file, and I want to create a blend,...

Animated SWF: Using blends to define motion
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Animated SWF: Using blends to define motion provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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Web
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Illustrator
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