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1B the Stage, Paenls and Tools in Flash

30/01/2013 16:35
  In this tutorial are presented the stage and the main panels, with their tools. The Flash workspace can be customized. You can open multiple panels, windows, and toolbars. You can move and resize the timeline and other panels, or choose a predefined style, from Window menu ->...

2 Symbols

15/11/2010 11:16
Symbols in Flash CS5 are an important concept to understand. There are 3 types of symbols - Movie clip, Button and Graphic. It is best to create symbols for everything that you put on the stage so that it is easy to manage and manipulate. All symbols will appear in the Library. We're going to...

3a - Animate, Save and Export.

30/01/2013 16:20
  For the start, to prove how easy it's to work with Adobe Flash, especially for simple effects, here's how a simple Flash animation can be created in a matter of seconds. Follow these steps: 1. Open Flash and select ActionScript 3.0 from the Create New column of...

3B - Drawing Shapes

15/11/2010 11:16
You can draw shapes in Flash CS5 by using the various drawing tools provided. Shape Tools Now we will use the shape tools to draw the grass and tree. The Grass Make a new layer for the grass. To do this: Click the “Insert layer” icon at the bottom of the timeline. A new layer “layer 2”...

3C - Merge Drawing and Object Drawing

30/01/2013 16:54
  Merge Drawing and Object Drawing You can draw shapes in Flash using two drawing models: Merge Drawing and Object Drawing. In the image below you can see the location of the "Object Drawing" button, from which you can activate / desactivate this mode: Merge...

3D - Rectangle, Oval, Polygon, Star

30/01/2013 17:14
  Rectangle, Oval, Polygon - Star These three tools for drawing geometric shapes:Rectangle (Rectangle Tool (R)), Oval (Oval Tool (O)) andPolygon (PolyStar Tool) are on the Tools Panel, all in the "Rectangle" button (see the image below). They are used to quickly draw...

3E - Line and Text

30/01/2013 17:48
    Lines The Line tool is on the "Tools panel", it draws perfectly straight lines in the direction you drag your mouse. Line tool also has the two modes of drawing: Merge Drawing and Object Drawing. In Merge Drawing when a line overlaps another line on the same layer, it...

4 Resizing and Rotating

15/11/2010 11:18
 Resizing & Rotating  You can resize and rotate objects in Flash CS5 using the Free Transform tool. Continuing with the tutorial let's make the bars between the railway track now. We will reuse the line symbol again for this. Make another copy of the symbol “line”. We will...

5 - Changing Symbol Colors

15/11/2010 11:19
Changing Symbol Color and Transforming them...  We can change the color of a symbol by using the "Advanced" Color option in the Properties window. Continuing with the tutorial let us make the train now. The Train Make a new layer.    This should be the top-most layer so...

5B - Brush and Eraser

30/01/2013 17:59
    Brush tool The Brush tool it is on the "Tools panel", it can be used with any of the two main options: "Merge Drawing" and "Object Drawing". This tool has several modes with different drawing effects. When the Paint Brush tool is selected, a list menu appears on the Tools...
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