Whether you are a designer who hasn't yet used Flash, a professional animator who wants to create digital animation for the first time, or a Flash user who hasn't yet made the most of the animation features this book will show you how to bring your ideas to life. Get to grips with Flash and bring inspiration to your work using Alex Michael's easy to understand approach, demonstrating a wide selection of animation styles from a range of artists, along with key tips and tricks from the professionals.
Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Art of Animation in Flash 8; Chapter 2 Planning and Production; Chapter 3 Character Animation; Chapter 4 Facial Animation and Lip Syncing; Chapter 5 Sound and Dialog; Chapter 6 Titling, Pixel Fonts and Typography; Chapter 7 Flash Mobile and Flash Lite 2; Chapter 8 Introduction to Video; Chapter 9 Flash Professional and Video for Broadcast; Chapter 10 Advanced Video Techniques; Chapter 11 3D Animation in a 2D Environment; Chapter 12 Flash Professional Tips and Tricks; Showcase; Appendices IndexAlso available from Focal Press
Includes index. Description based on print version record.