ANIMATION WITH FLASH AND AFTER EFFECTS
DAVE E. PHILLIPS
Have you seen what the kids are watching these days? Look familiar? It should because there’s a good chance the software used is the same application that created the e-card you sent your mum on her birthday: Macromedia Flash. Flash has made the opportunity of producing quality animation accessible to almost anyone. To take animation to the next level, however, you’ll need a tool designed to add visual splendor and make it ready for broadcast. Enter Adobe After Effects.
In this chapter you’ll learn how to combine the best qualities of both applications to get your animation ready for broadcast. I’ll assume that you’ve had previous experience in 2D animation and that you have an intermediate ...