Animation Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 10.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 2.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 3.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 4.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 5.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 6.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 7.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 8.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard. Page 9.

Creating Transparent Flash Movies with WMode and Div Layers
Ever wondered how they make those Flash ads that can be dynamically positioned anywhere on the screen, but that have a transparent background? In just four steps, I'll show you how. Page 2.

Creating Transparent Flash Movies with WMode and Div Layers
Ever wondered how they make those Flash ads that can be dynamically positioned anywhere on the screen, but that have a transparent background? In just four steps, I'll show you how. Page 3.

Creating Transparent Flash Movies with WMode and Div Layers
Ever wondered how they make those Flash ads that can be dynamically positioned anywhere on the screen, but that have a transparent background? In just four steps, I'll show you how. Page 4.

Flash Tip: Gradient Text
Just a quick and easy way to get around the Text Tool's solid color fill restrictions. Page 2.

Flash Tip: Gradient Text
Just a quick and easy way to get around the Text Tool's solid color fill restrictions. Page 3.

Flash Tip: Gradient Text
Just a quick and easy way to get around the Text Tool's solid color fill restrictions. Page 4.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol. Page 2.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol. Page 3.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol. Page 4.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol. Page 5.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol. Page 6.

Animation Software Review: CrazyTalk Animator
As an animation program, CrazyTalk Animator doesn't quite fit the mold of typical frame-based animation software -- but it does make it extremely easy and extremely entertaining to apply animation principles to photographs and illustrated content.

Animation Software Review: YouTube's GoAnimate
Out of YouTube's new content creation applications, this one feels a little more like a true animation program despite the fact that it's still a drag-and-drop app--just in 2D.

Animation Software Review: YouTube's Stupeflix Video Maker
While I wouldn't really call Stupeflix animation software, it does at least produce animated content in a limited form: usually composites animated as slideshows, lists, and presentations.

Anime Studio Debut 8 Animation Software Review
To be honest, the latest version of Anime Studio Debut - Anime Studio Debut 8, to be exact - is a little underwhelming, and I'm not entirely sure why. The automatic image tracing feature, especially, is impressive.

Animation Software Review: Anime Studio Debut Animation Software
Anime Studio Debut is definitely a good (and cost-effective) way for animators to branch away from Flash and into programs targeted specifically for cartoon animation.

Animation Software Review: Ulead GIF Animator 5 Animation Software
Ulead GIF Animator is a nicely packaged little program that would be extremely useful for the hobbyist or casual animator.

Animation Software Review: Animoids 3D Movie Maker
Animoid 3D Movie Maker is almost shockingly complex, considering the low price. That complexity lends a richness and fullness of features, but also presents a fairly steep learning curve for the novice.

Animation Software Review: Toon Boom Animate Animation Software
Toon Boom Animate is yet another installation in a growing line of award-winning animation packages.

Animation Software Review: Adobe Flash CS5
The latest version of Flash brings the shiny.

In Flash, What Is An If Statement?
In scripting, the

What is Alpha?
When referring to animation, what does

Glossary: Inverse Kinematics
Inverse kinematics is a form of physics used in animation to determine the movements of jointed constructs.

Glossary: Demo Reel
A collection of work by an artist, animator, or other media professional, presented in video/sequenced format (on VHS, CD, DVD, or other medium) containing a demo of their best work.

Glossary: Frame Rate
The frame rate is the measure of the number of frames displayed sequentially per second of animation in order to create the illusion of motion. The higher the frame rate, the smoother the motion, because there are more frames per second to display the transition from point A to point B.

Glossary: Light Table
A light table is essentially any flat surface that allows light to shine through from beneath in order to allow images to be visible when laid atop one another.

Glossary: Persistence of Vision


Glossary: Squash and Stretch


Glossary: Stop-Motion Animation
Stop-motion animation is animation created by filming real objects adjusted to appear to move one frame at a time.

What is the Flash Document Class?
The Flash document class is a place to store code.

Flash Tip: Exporting a Preview
With a work-in-progress, it's always good to be able to stop and check how the overall project is coming along--especially in Flash.

Animation Tip: Tools of the Trade: Light Tables
Whether you're drawing 2D animation for cel painting or doing the preliminary pencil work to be scanned in for a computer animation, a light table is one of the most important tools for frame-by-frame animation that you'll ever own.

Using Layers: When To Use Layers (and Layer Groups) in Flash and When Not To
If you've been using Flash for any length of time, you're likely aware of the ability to use Layers and Layer Groups to organize and stack your content. Sometimes we overdo it on layers, though, so the question is: when do you use layers, and when do you stop?

Flash Tip: Add Swatch
You can save custom-defined colors from your Flash palette to the Swatches panel.

Flash Tip: Using Markers
Markers? If you're thinking sharpies, you're a bit off.

Flash Tip: Flash vs. Flash Player - What's the Difference?
When referring to

Flash Tip: Changing Frame Size in the Timeline
You can shrink or enlarge your Flash timeline frames.

Flash Tip: Shape Tweening Expanded: Controlling Alpha
Use shape tweens to create a fading opacity effect.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Align Panel
The Align Panel in Flash offers a variety of quick and easy options to make it simple to position and size your shapes precisely in relation to each other and to the stage.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Arrow Tool and Subselection Tool
The Arrow and Subselection tools let you select and manipulate your shapes in different ways.

Flash Tip: Bandwidth Profiler
The Bandwidth Profiler will give you statistics on how your SWF file will behave when loaded over a specified connection speed.

Changing a Flash Symbol Type / Symbol Properties
Once you create a Flash symbol, its properties aren't set in stone.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Free Transform Tool
Use the Free Transform Tool to scale and change your shapes in any number of ways.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Lasso Tool
The Lasso Tool is a free selection tool that lets you select all or parts of your shapes in various fashions.

Flash Animation 16: Adding Sound to Buttons
We've learned how to play sounds at a certain time in a Flash animation, but what about in response to certain events? This lesson is a basic start on playing sounds on mouseovers and mouseclicks, using buttons to trigger those sounds.

Flash Tip: Shape Hints
Shape Hints make it easier for Flash to interpret how it's supposed to morph one complex shape into another in a shape tween.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Smooth and Straighten
Use the Smooth and Straighten options to clean up the artwork that you create in Flash.

Flash Tip: Program Tools: Snap to Objects
Snapping to objects means that items dragged around on your Flash stage will automatically jump to align with the vertices of the nearest objects.

Flash Falling Snow with Random Functions and Movie Clips
With Flash ActionScripting and a little math, you can simulate flecks of falling snow moving in a natural, random drift - whether you want slow, lazy snowfall or a swift and rushing blizzard.

Creating Transparent Flash Movies with WMode and Div Layers
Ever wondered how they make those Flash ads that can be dynamically positioned anywhere on the screen, but that have a transparent background? In just four steps, I'll show you how.

Flash Tip: Gradient Text
Just a quick and easy way to get around the Text Tool's solid color fill restrictions.

Motion Tweening a Mask
You can use motion tweens on the objects on a mask layer just as you would on any other Flash symbol.

FAQ: Do I have to go to animation school to be an animator?
Animation school can be expensive. Is it necessary?

FAQ: How Do 3D Movies Work?
Many people think that 3D movies require special 3D animation in a modeling and animation program, and that there's some trick to it. In truth, that's not how it works at all.

What is an Animated GIF?
We see animated GIFs all the time (no, really, even with Flash and PNGs, we do). But what are they, exactly?

Do Animators Draw Backgrounds in Every Frame?
Many animations feature detailed backgrounds that the characters move against; the backgrounds also sometimes move. Do animators draw and paint these backgrounds in every frame of animation?

How Can 3D Animation Be Rendered As 2D Animation?
Numerous animated television shows and movies make use of 3D animation rendered to look 2D, inked lines and all. Some use wholly 3D-rendered animation; others combine it with hand-drawn 2D. But how is it done?

What's The Difference Between Animation And Animatronics?
Animation and animatronics sound similar, and both involve the process of making things move to simulate real motion - but what's the difference?

Glossary: Cel
A cel is the transparent sheet of plastic upon which final animation artwork is transferred in order to be painted in and then laid over a background and filmed.

Glossary: Map
A map is a tool/technique used in computer animation to add texture and realism to 3d models.

Glossary: Rotoscoping
Rotoscoping is an animation technique in which live action video is traced to create animation that mimics the live action.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Flash CS5 Deco Tool: Vine Fill Options
The Deco Tool is a Flash feature that lets you auto-create multiple effects and fills without drawing them yourself, including animated and static Vine Fills.

Create Your Snowman E-Card
Enter your name, recipient, and a custom Christmas message to generate a URL that will let you send the message to anyone by copying a simple link.

You Prefer: Qurky and Offbeat Animations
Take this quiz to see what type of animated story suits you best.

Combining Flash Falling Snow with wMode for a Wintery Website
Layer falling snow on your website using this Flash function.

2D Computer Animation Tutorials: Step-by-Step Lessons in Flash
Ready to try your hand at 2D animation? Take a look at these lessons on how to get started in Flash, creating your very own simple animations.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

Flash “Coloring Book” with setRGB
Use setRGB to create a coloring-book application that allows users to select colors from a preset palette and fill pre-defined areas with the hue of their choice, with just a single click.

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