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Creating an Alpha Channel for Flash Animations

In this lesson I show you how to create an alpha channel for your exported Flash videos. This can be useful for when you want to do some advanced editing or swap out a background graphic in post-production.  We also briefly discuss how to chroma key for those of you exporting out .AVI files.

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Setting up an Establishing Shot in Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash Youtorial demo, I demonstrate the beginning steps to setting up an establishing shot. Here we will draw out the planet to prepare it for our movie. In the final tutorial you will polish up the planet, animate the scene and add text. This video is only a preview of the full […]

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Creating an Ending for Your Flash Cartoon (Youtorial Demo)

All things must come to an end and in this demo we start the process to finishing up your cartoon. We will finally begin to see how the cartoon looks from concept to animation. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to project files, and view […]

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Jumping and Obstacles in Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash Youtorial demo, we see the first part of setting up a jumping animation for our character. In the entire tutorial, you will create a gap for the character to run and jump over. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to project […]

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Adding a Moving Background in Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash tutorial demo we begin the steps for setting up an establishing tracking shot. The entire tutorial takes you through the steps of how to create a scrolling background from start to finish. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to project files, […]

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Creating Emotions and Closeups in Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash demo, we start the process of creating different emotions for our character to express. In the full lesson, you will learn how to create zoom ins to amplify these emotions and actions. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to project files, […]

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Creating a Door Opening Animation in Adobe Flash

In this Adobe Flash lesson I show you two methods for creating a door opening animation. First, I use the Classic Tween method and lay down some keyframes while doing some minor re-sizing and re-positioning. Next, I use the 3D rotation tool, which is useful if you have Flash CS4 or CS5.

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Drawing and Animating the Boulder in Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash Youtorial demo, I show you how to start designing the obstacle our character will be running away from. In the full lesson you will polish the design and learn how to animate the boulder. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to […]

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Creating a Running Animation in Adobe Flash (Youtorial Demo)

In this Adobe Flash Youtorial demo, we begin the steps to creating a running animation for our hero using the bone tool. Note, this is only part 1 of 4 from the premium Youtorial series. This video is only a preview of the full lesson. To see the lesson, gain access to project files, and […]

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Designing a Cartoon Character in Adobe Flash (Youtorial Demo)

Learn how to build a character in Adobe Flash using this extensive tutorial. This character can then be used for animation and other purposes later on. This tutorial was designed for the Youtorial Platform. To get the most out of this lesson, view it for FREE on the Youtorial Marketplace.

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Frame by Frame Walking Animation

If you don’t have the Bone Tool (featured in Flash CS4 and CS5), then you may want to resort to frame by frame animation. This tutorial shows you how to move a character’s legs frame by frame. This tutorial is a bit more advanced and contains elements like symbols and keyframes. Be sure you know […]

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Organizing Scenes and Shots in Adobe Flash

It’s safe to say that if you’re making a cartoon, you’re going to want more than one shot or scene. So how do you do that? I show you how to get started with this process by using Adobe Flash’s scene panel.

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Creating a Scrolling Background in Adobe Flash

Learn how to move an environment around a stationary character with this tutorial.

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Working with Video Game Sprites in Flash

In this quick tutorial I show you how to apply a tween animation to an imported animated gif.

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Making a Character Blink in Flash

Learn how to make a character blink in this Adobe Flash tutorial.

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Putting a Symbol In Another Symbol in Adobe Flash

In this short tutorial I show you how to create a symbol within a symbol. I used this method in my previous walking animation tutorial but now explain it in more detail here.

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How to Create an Animated Banner in Adobe Flash

In this hour long lesson I show you how to create an animated banner in Adobe Flash. Advertise your new website or business with a flashy banner!

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How to Make a Cartoon Character Talk in Adobe Flash

In this lesson I show you how to make a cartoon character talk from beginning to end. This includes recording the voice, drawing the mouth poses and syncing that voice to an animated mouth. We even go a little deeper by exploring some facial expressions. This was once a premium tutorial for my website. This […]

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How to Create a Cartoon Environment in Flash

In this lesson I show you how to create an outside cartoon environment.

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Walking Animation with Flash CS4 Bone Tool

In this Flash CS4 tutorial I show you how to do a looping walking animation by utilizing the bone tool and symbols.

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Creating a Writing Effect in Adobe Flash

In this Flash tutorial I show you how to make it look like your text is being written out using keyframes and a few other techniques.