Chapter 7. Understanding Animation

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

  • The fundamentals of animation

  • The common terms of animation

  • How to use the basic Flash features related to animation

  • The common misconceptions of animation (and how to overcome them)

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There’s nothing like animation. It can inspire, educate, and entertain. It’s memorable, too; no doubt when you hear the name Disney, scenes from classic animated movies pop into your head. You are on the verge of gaining the power to communicate your own messages with animation. Before we get into the nuts and bolts of Flash animation, there are several concepts you should understand. This hour discusses animation in general and as applied to Flash creations. If your ...

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