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Flash CS3 animation basics: Motion tween

November 7th, 2008 74 Comments

This lesson will be the first in a series where all the animation techniques in Flash CS3 will be explained in detail. Motion tween animation is one of the most widely used in Flash, so it makes sense to begin with it. You are going to learn: How to draw a basketball using the great […]

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How to make a minimalistic vertical menu with a slider

October 21st, 2008 14 Comments

In this easy lesson made for Flash 8 and ActionScript 2.0, I will show you how to create a really nice easing slider, for a minimalistic vertical menu. In this tutorial, you will learn: How to create minimalistic menu buttons, How to quickly duplicate the buttons, How to write a really simple but effective ActionScript […]

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Making a sliding image mask

October 14th, 2008 15 Comments

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a slick sliding effect that reveals an image while covering another one. As is shown in the example below, this slideover is done with easing. Move your mouse over the movie and see how the imaginary line between the two images is slowing down as […]

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