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The Essential Guide to Flash CS4 with ActionScript by Serge Jespers, Chris Kaplan, Paul Milbourne, Michael Oliver

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CHAPTER 5WORKING WITH BLENDS, FILTERS, AND 3D TRANSFORMATIONS

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Now that we have given you a tour of the kitchen and its basic tools, we need to start adding some hot sauce.

In previous chapters you learned about the basic tools for creating graphics and colors. Here you will get familiar with the basics of spicing things up a bit more using blends, filters, and 3D tools. So in this chapter we will show you the following:

  • Blends
  • Filters
  • 3D transformations

Blends

Blend modes let you create composite images or images with varying transparency or color interaction of two or more overlapping objects. Blending allows you to create unique effects by ...

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