Tutorials

Adobe Flash – making and programming buttons.

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Let’s make a button :). Up to his point all our animations just started all by themselves and had no option to replay if we scripted them to stop. So let’s make a something that will tell Flash when to start the animation and when to stop with ActionScript. Making the button Create a new […]

Tutorials

Adobe Flash – Morphing objects and texts

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Creating a morphing shape in flash is fairly easy if you already know everything from my previous post. Morph from square to cyrcle Place a new shape on the stage (do not convert it in to a symbol). Now create a new empty key frame in frame 48 (2 senconds) by pressing f7. Place a […]

Illustration

Coupons for works of art?

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Ok… This blog post is more a rant than anything else. A week or so ago I was surfing the web and came across a website that sells e-coupons. Our country has a couple of websites that offer these services. You buy a coupon that gives you a discount or free service at a certain […]

Design

Minimalism in design

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The trend The trend that seem to strongly persist in design fields the past few years is a minimalist and clean approach or what I like to call the Apple trend. Apple are among the most recognizable companies that produce consumer products and realize that less is more and have set the standard for almost […]

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Adobe Flash – Symbols and animating using classic tweens

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Symbols Working with symbols is essential in Flash. They keep file size down, keep you organized and allow you to manipulate their size, motion and shape. They also enable Flash to be interactive. There are 3 types of Symbols: Graphic – they are used for static images. You can also animate them and use them […]

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Adobe Flash – Basics and your first frame by frame animation

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Recently I have gotten in to animation. I’ve known how to use Adobe Flash basics since before Adobe bought it from Macromedia, but I never got around to animating anything substantial. Well that’s changing. Recently I’ve been in contact with some app developers and they asked me to create a demo animation for them. I’ll […]