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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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Shading 4: Outlines

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THIS VARIATION ON cell style shading works well for simple shapes and very complex shapes. If you have line work that is very loose and hand-drawn looking, this may be the technique for you. You will use the Ink Bottle to create a line around your fill. Then you can reposition this line off-center and fill the space created with a darker shade of color.

 

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1 Start with the Ink Bottle tool image and a stroke color that doesn’t exist ...

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