Adobe Flash (Animate) - Introduction

2 Days

Description

Master the basic skills you need to get up-and-running with this Adobe Flash (Animate) class. In this Flash (Animate)class, you will learn the basics of Adobe's industry-standard web animation and multimedia publishing software. You'll learn how to get creative with Flash's drawing tools and bring graphics to life on the stage through motion and shape tweens while incorporating images, video and audio to create total interactive experiences. Learn to optimize and publish your content for delivery on the Web and CD/DVD-ROM.

This Adobe Flash (Animate) training course is geared toward first-time or novice Flash (Animate) users, is ideal for digital and traditional designers looking to move further into the interactive realm, and is a great way for you to learn Flash (Animate).

This Flash (Animate) training class is appropriate for users of Adobe Flash (Animate) CC and Flash (Animate) CS6, but training for previous versions of Adobe Flash (Animate) is also available.

What you’ll learn in this training course

  • Flash (Animate) basics and the drawing tools
  • Using symbols and the library
  • Creating basic animation
  • Loading and importing files
  • Controlling navigation with ActionScript
  • Adding sound and video to Flash (Animate)
  • Publishing to desktop, web, mobile, iOS, Android and more

Audience for this training course:

  • This Adobe Flash (Animate) training course is geared toward first-time or novice Flash (Animate) users and is ideal for digital and traditional designers looking to move further into the interactive media field.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • Animate Jumpstart
    • Introducing Animate
    • Understanding Animate file types
    • Creating and setting up a new document
    • Saving an Animate document
    • Using the Animate workspace
    • Working on the Stage
    • Accessing Animate  tools
    • Using the Property Inspector
    • Working with other panels and groups
    • Putting the Timeline to use
  • Getting Started with the drawing tools
    • Drawing in Animate 
    • Understanding merge drawing mode
    • Using the Line tool
    • Drawing with the Pen tool
    • Using the Shape and Primitive tools
    • Adding text to your artwork
    • Introducing filters
    • Working with colors and gradients
    • Organizing and layering graphics
    • Transforming graphics and gradients
  • Using symbols and the library
    • Understanding symbols and instances
    • Looking at the Library panel
    • Creating symbols
    • Building artwork with symbol instances
    • Editing symbols
    • Modifying instances
    • Changing instance color
    • Duplicating symbols
    • Swapping symbols
    • Managing the Library
  • Creating basic animation
    • Introducing keyframes and the timeline
    • Working on layers
    • Using frames and keyframes
    • Creating motion-tweened animation
    • Incorporating color effects, rotation and scaling
    • Modifying animation with the Motion Editor
    • Controlling animation paths
    • Morphing with Shape Tweens
    • Creating and modifying classic tweens
    • Adjusting animation with Onion Skinning
  • Working with Imported Files
    • Understanding import formats
    • Importing still images
    • Placing a bitmap image
    • Adding text
    • Swapping out an imported file
    • Modifying and updating imported artwork
    • Updating imported files
    • Taking advantage of Photoshop layers
    • Importing Illustrator artwork
    • Animating imported images
  • Adding Sound and Video
    • Preparing sound files for Animate 
    • Editing your audio
    • Choosing audio formats
    • Importing sounds
    • Adding sounds to the Timeline and buttons
    • Understanding video in Animate 
    • Choosing embedded vs. linked video
    • Using Animate Video formats
    • Converting video with Adobe Media Encoder
    • Adding embedded video
  • Introducing ActionScript navigation
    • Understanding ActionScript
    • Choosing the right ActionScript version
    • Placing ActionScript
    • Adding actions with the Actions panel
    • Using Script Assist
    • Controlling Movie Clip timelines
    • Building basic button symbols
    • Creating rollovers
    • Exploring Javascript behaviors
    • Adding behaviors to a button
  • Delivering your final movie
    • Understanding the publishing process
    • Customizing Publish settings
    • Publishing to the Web
    • Publishing for the Desktop with Adobe AIR
    • Publishing for Mobile Devices
    • Publishing for iOS
    • Publishing for Android OS
    • Using Export Movie
    • Exporting as a PNG Sequence
    • Working with FTP

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date

Prerequisites

  • Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy filesfrom CDs and other media.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date