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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS5 by Chris Georgenes

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Motion techniques

The Yahoo! Super Messengers, in a classic superhero pose. The above version is a bit lackluster if not completely boring. Below is the same shot with the help of some simple motion effects. The difference is an animation with a bit more punch (sorry, pun intended).

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LET’S FACE IT, Flash is about motion. In some cases, the more motion, the better. Motion can emphasize the intensity of an action sequence and can add a measure of realism to your animations. Whether it is making text fly around a website or animating a character in an action sequence, providing convincing motion effects can be critical to their success visually. ...

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