Chapter 8. Using Motion Tweens to Animate

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

  • How to create a motion tween

  • The basic properties of a motion tween

  • How to use the Ease In and Ease Out effects

  • Tricks to make your motion tweens look natural and realistic

  • How to use the Motion Editor to control Easing

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Ever consider how film or old-fashioned cartoons are created? The animation is created frame by frame. In Flash lingo, that means one keyframe appears right after another. You can create animations like this in Flash, but it’s a lot of work because you have to draw every frame yourself. With tweening, Flash fills in the blank frames between two keyframes. Flash has two types of tweening: motion tweening and shape tweening. This ...

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