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The Flash Animator by Sandro Corsaro

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Chapter 4. Reuse and Recycle

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Repetition of Shapes

Clustering

Background Design

Character Design

One of the biggest advantages to using Flash for web and broadcast animation, is your ability to reuse and recycle previous artwork. It takes the Hanna Barbera system of limited animation to a whole new level.

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Repetition of Shapes

As alluded to in Chapter 2, “Basic Flash Animation Concepts,” the understanding of symbol usage must be re-emphasized. Using symbols not only dramatically cuts down a movie’s file size, but it can be ...

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