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Sams Teach Yourself Macromedia® Flash™ 8 in 24 Hours by Phillip Kerman

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Chapter 22. Advanced Animation Techniques

What You'll Learn in This Hour:

  • How to create animations without tweening

  • How to apply traditional animation techniques like anticipation and overkill

  • How to simulate depth and perspective

We've explored all the built-in animation tools in Flash. Keyframes, motion and shape tweens, onion skinning, masking, and guides—these should all be pretty familiar. What else is there to learn? How to make really effective animations! This hour we'll study some advanced animation techniques that will make your animations more effective, appear more believable, and maybe even take less work to create (although that's not the highest priority). A lot of the material this hour is just an application of traditional animation ...

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