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Chapter 1: The art of animation in Flash 8

Animators and designers have used Flash, animations and other Flash authored content on web sites for many years now. While the content provided a rich experience for users, large file sizes often meant long download times. In response, Macromedia has introduced several advances in Flash 8 that allow for even richer content while also lowering the file size of the finished Flash project. Using a very basic character with minimal detail I have put together in Chapter 1 a simple tutorial that looks at a basic walk. Applying the principles you learn in this chapter to your own characters will be effortless. Once you’ve mastered this basic walk, then you can give your character ...

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