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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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Super Text Effect

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SO OFTEN THE simplest of animation techniques is the most effective visually. Take this simple website introduction for Superbusy Records as an example of simplicity at its finest and how to get the most bang for your buck with the basics of Flash animation. The text animation is comprised of basic motion tweens and scaling, and the bee animation takes advantage of some old school blurring with a linear gradient. Timing is everything and the fast-paced editing of this animation makes it look more complicated than it truly is.

 

1 Start off with a text field set to Static and type in your text. Nothing fancy here, just some ...

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