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Animation Depth:

Tweening Movement

The previous chapter explored visual depth cues and techniques that reproduce them within a two-dimensional world such as Flash. These visual depth cues add dimension to a still image. Let’s review these visual cues. Figure 3.1 contains relative size, interposition, shadows, aerial perspective, and texture gradients. This collection of visual cues depicts depth to a certain degree. As the viewer, we can determine what is foreground, middle ground, and background. As a static image, the scene has gone as far as it can in portraying a three-dimensional world.

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Figure 3.1 Combined depth cues

Movement further enhances ...

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