CHAPTER 9

Techniques for Creating More Technical Animations

In the past few chapters, you read about basic animation techniques, with some mention of more complex animation ideas. You even tried your hand at a basic parallax scrolling animation in Chapter 8. Now let’s go into more technical detail with regard to these techniques, gathering a little more information and some more practice.

  • Creating a bicycle with rotating wheels
  • Setting different speeds using parallax scrolling
  • Creating a bouncing ball with color gradients, motion presets, and eases
  • Adding perspective to the basketball scene with 3D tools

Creating a Bicycle with Rotating Wheels

Flash provides some built-in tools to help you make the assets you create rotate, which is useful ...

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