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Foundation Flash Cartoon Animation by Tim Jones, David Wolfe, Allan S. Rosson, Barry J. Kelly

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Chapter 1THE PROJECT PLAN

By Tim Jones

Flash is quickly becoming one of the most popular tools for character animation. Originally a web-based creation and delivery solution, Flash has extended its reach and is now being used by amateur and professional animators alike in practically every medium. From major Hollywood TV productions (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, El Tigre, and Slacker Cats to name just a few) to one-man bands (Jennifer Shiman's 30-Second Bunnies series at http://www.angryalien.com/ or Adam Phillips's Brackenwood movies http://www.brackenwood.net/), Flash is becoming the tool of choice for 2-D animators and producers.

This chapter is so important precisely because Flash is so versatile. Whether you're creating animated ...

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