Chapter Six. Importing Artwork

Flash has a versatile set of drawing tools, but they may not always be enough to meet your needs. Perhaps you’re not very good at drawing from scratch, and you find it helpful to bring in outside images and trace them. Perhaps you prefer the tools in Fireworks or Illustrator and want to create your drawings in those programs. Perhaps you want to use bitmapped images such as photographs or scanned artwork.

These are some of the reasons that Flash lets you import artwork in a variety of vector and bitmap formats. In many cases, you can even modify the artwork in Flash. Thanks to the program’s ever-expanding import capabilities, you can be an animator without drawing a single stroke.

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