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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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2.5D Basics

TWEENING IS A GREAT WAY to add quick and simple animation to your Flash movie. But what if you could push the tweening method to its limits and give more realism to your character? What if you could harness its simplicity and make it work in ways not too many other Flash users have thought of? What if you have learned everything there is to know about tweening, go back to the first 10% of that knowledge, and take a left turn? Where would that take you?

In this example, I’m going to reveal a truly killer Flash animation technique that will actually create a 3D optical illusion that has fooled even the most discerning eye. The cool thing is you never leave the Flash environment and remain in the 2D realm. You are now in a dimensional ...

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