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Why I use Flash to Draw

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Why I use Flash to Draw

Flash? Isn’t that the near-dead browser plugin?! Au contraire! Flash is alive and well in development circles for app development, illustration and animation (the FX show Archer is primarily animated with Flash). Flash can export both iOS and Android apps, and is a great tool for game art creation.

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 04:57

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1.1
Introduction
04:57

2.Flash Drawing Basics
4 lessons, 1:13:09

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2.1
Why I use Flash to Draw
09:38

2.2
The Flash Interface / Preferences
09:23

2.3
Vector and Symbol Basics with Flash
24:45

2.4
Adding Filters, Gradient and Shading
29:23

3.Heads
3 lessons, 1:17:30

3.1
Facial Expressions
24:01

3.2
Head Turns
18:54

3.3
Hair
34:35

4.Bodies
3 lessons, 50:41

4.1
Anatomically Correct Slim & Fat Bodies
17:17

4.2
Cartoonishly Correct Kid, Teen, Adult Bodies
11:19

4.3
Clothing Tips
22:05

5.Backgrounds
3 lessons, 54:46

5.1
Drawing Cartoon Backgrounds
23:35

5.2
Perspective
17:52

5.3
Parrallax Scrolling / Repeating Backgrounds
13:19

6.Cartooning Elements
4 lessons, 1:06:33

6.1
Comic Strip Elements
17:54

6.2
The Illusion of Movement
08:05

6.3
Explosions
19:36

6.4
Other FX
20:58

7.Conclusion
1 lesson, 06:14

7.1
Conclusion
06:14


About Justin Dike
Justin Dike is the founder of CartoonSmart.com, one of the internet's first video training websites. He is a long-time illustrator and animator, focusing mostly on Adobe Flash, and experienced programmer with Actionscript 3, Objective C and Cocos2d. For CartoonSmart he has recorded hundreds of hours of video tutorials and recently published his first full length book titled iOS Programming with Xcode and Cocos2d available in the iBookstore.
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