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How to Draw a 3D Sphere in Adobe Flash

Drawing in Adobe Flash can sometimes present issues.  Adobe Flash isn’t always as intuitive as other programs for drawing, such as Adobe Photoshop.  You have to really know the function of your tools when you want to draw.  This post is about how to draw a 3D sphere in Adobe Flash.  We’ll be using mostly color adjustments with gradients to make this happen.   (continue reading…)


How to Create a Motion Tween in Adobe Flash-Tutorial

The shape tween and the classic tween are great for practical purposes.  But, the most versatile tween in Adobe Flash has got to be the motion tween.  The motion tween does what the classic tween wishes it could.  It allows you move objects easily and manipulate the size or rotation of those objects.  Best of all, the motion tween is really easy to use.  One note however, you must make the object that you’re wishing to motion tween into a symbol.  But that’s no biggie.  (continue reading…)


How to Create a Shape Tween in Flash-Tutorial

Tweens are a programmed command in Flash that allow for easy animation without having to draw frames-frame by frame.  There are three types of tweens starting with Adobe Flash CS 4.  This tutorial will take a quick look at the shape tween.  We’ll take a look at how to create a simple animation using the shape tween and how easy it is to implement into your project.  (continue reading…)


How to Create a Classic Tween in Flash-Tutorial

Tweens are commands for animation that are built into Adobe Flash.  With CS4′ s release we saw a new tween added. It was really a familiar old friend just with a new name-”classic tween”.  A classic tween is a simple tween that allows for the movement of an object from place to another, or to create an effect such as glowing or fading.  A classic tween has multiple purposes.  It is pretty straight forward and easy to use.  It will save you time compared to a frame by frame animation.  (continue reading…)


How to Add Color to a Frame by Frame Animation in Flash-Tutorial

So you’ve got that frame by frame animation drawn, but there’s no color.  All you have is a line drawing.  This tutorial will fix that for you.  Here we will take a look at how to add color to a frame by frame animation in Flash. All it takes is understanding the basic tools for adding color.  Take a look at the following video.  (continue reading…)


How to Create a Frame by Frame Animation in Flash-Tutorial

It’s pretty easy to get started creating animations in Flash. In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at creating frame by frame animations in Flash. Frame by frame animation is created by drawing an object in blank keyframes while changing the placement of the object in each drawing. When the sequence is played, it looks as if the object is moving. Take a look at the video tutorial. (continue reading…)


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