Chapter 2. Graphics in Flash CS5
In the previous chapter, we handed you a bunch of images and essentially said, "Here, you toss them on the stage." In this chapter, you'll dig into how those objects were created, and in fact, you are going to be drawing trees, drawing the moon, creating Venetian blinds, and playing with Chinese dancers and T-shirts, among other things. You will be looking at the new Illustrator and Photoshop file importers and also playing with JPEG and GIF images. There's a lot to cover. Let's get started.
What we'll cover in this chapter:
Flash graphic fundamentals
Using the drawing tools
Managing and working with color
Working with fills, strokes, and gradients
Tracing bitmap images
Image file formats and Flash
Importing Illustrator ...