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CS3 FLASH PRO ESSENTIALS HOME STUDY COURSE
 
CS3 FLASH PRO ESSENTIALS HOME STUDY COURSE
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 354


 

Enrol onto this Self study, self-paced computer training course. We carry a fantastic range of courses on interactive CD-ROM & DVD. Many of our computer training courses are tracked towards the latest certifications for Microsoft, CompTIA, Adobe, Novell, Oracle, Cisco and more.

Experience the Power of Visual Learning. Increase your retention rate, train at your own pace and work alongside industry experts.

Master any software application in days - no expensive classroom training, no boring books to read, just high quality training that plays on your own computer, at a price that you never thought possible.

Give your website a new look! Now is the time to give it a zap of creativity with animated objects and sound effects. Whether you are a web designer or game developer, you will learn the necessary techniques to get your project rolling. Discover how to design fun, creative, interactive websites through structured and easy to follow lessons. With help from a pro, you'll be able to expand your knowledge as you learn to utilize all of the amazing techniques with Adobe Flash CS3.

Highlights

    *
      Explore the wondrous capabilities of the Pen tool.
    * Discover how to import existing materials from Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
    * See how easy it is to work with Flash Video, plus create and control animations on the timeline.
    * Create added interest with buttons and interactivity.

This course is PC and MAC compatible

Course syllabus
PART ONE

Lesson 1: GETTING STARTED (54 min)
1. Moving around in the Workspace
2. Using the Basic Drawing Tools
3. Comparing Vector & Bitmap Graphics
4. Selecting Elements on the Stage
5. Using Groups
6. Using Drawing Object Mode
7. Using Layers
8. Using the Transform Tools

Lesson 2: USING THE VECTOR DRAWING TOOLS (79 min)
1. Understanding the Basics of Vectors
2. Creating Curved Lines
3. Combining Corner & Smooth Points
4. Adding, Deleting & Converting Anchor Points
5. Switching between the Pen Tools on the Fly
6. Drawing with the Pen Preview Enabled
7. Using the Free-Form Tools
8. Controlling Strokes & Fills
9. Expanding on Strokes & Fills
10. Modifying Strokes
11. Using the Colour Mixer Panel
12. Working with Gradients
13. Creating Symbols
14. Adjusting Symbol Properties

Lesson 3: IMPORTING GRAPHICS (60 min)
1. Importing Bitmaps
2. Compressing Bitmaps
3. What Affects Bitmap Compression
4. Making Movie Clips from Bitmaps
5. Using a Bitmap Fill
6. Importing from Photoshop®
7. Masking Layers
8. Tracing a Bitmap
9. Importing Illustrator® Files

Lesson 4: ANIMATING VIA THE TIMELINE (64 min)
1. Introducing Frame Animation
2. Adding & Removing Frames
3. Adding Keyframes
4. Animating with Keyframes
5. Moving Keyframes
6. Copying & Pasting Keyframes
7. Creating a Motion Tween
8. Setting Tweens
9. Fixing a Bad Tween
10. Applying Tweens
11. Creating a Shape Tween
12. Applying Shape Hints
13. Creating Additional Movie Clips
14. Using a Path in a Tween

Lesson 5: WORKING WITH TEXT (61 min)
1. Installing Fonts
2. Using Grids & Guides
3. Creating a Web Layout from a Photoshop File
4. Importing a Photoshop File into Flash
5. Saving a Template
6. Using the Text Tool
7. Working with Text Properties & Filters
8. Explaining Anti-Alias & Font Settings
9. Animating Text
10. Setting Up the Contact Page
11. Separating Text Characters
12. Animating Letters
13. Looking at the Dynamic Text Field
14. Creating a Scrollbar
15. Final Comments & Credits
PART TWO

Lesson 1: CREATING INTERACTIVE BUTTONS (74 min)
1. Creating Buttons
2. Programming Button States
3. Building a Multi-Layer Button
4. Modifying the Colour of Other Button States
5. Make Buttons from Movie Clips & Add a Glow Effect
6. Add Actions to the Timeline in the Actions Panel
7. Adding Actions to Buttons in the Behaviours Panel
8. Importing Text from a Photoshop® File
9. Setting Up Website Navigation
10. Loading External SWF Files
11. Creating a SWF File to Load into the Home Movie
12. Adding External Loads to Keyframes

Lesson 2: INCLUDING SOUND (34 min)
1. Introducing Sounds
2. Setting Up Sound Properties
3. Adding Sound to the Timeline
4. Setting Keyframe Sound Properties
5. Using the Sync Settings
6. Adding Sounds to Buttons
7. Controlling Sound Using Behaviours

Lesson 3: INCLUDING VIDEO (36 min)
1. Using the Video Import Wizard
2. Encoding FLV Files
3. Choosing the Controller Skin
4. Using the FLV Components
5. Using the Flash Video Encoder
6. Animating a Movie File

Lesson 4: OPTIMIZING & PUBLISHING (37 min)
1. Preparing to Publish
2. Looking at the Flash Tab in the Publish Settings
3. Adjusting the HTML Settings
4. Finishing Up the Publish Settings
5. Publishing Using Dreamweaver®
6. Posting Your Files on the Server
7. Synchronizing Changes
8. Final Comments & Credits



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


CS3 FLASH PRO ESSENTIALS HOME STUDY COURSE
 
CS3 FLASH PRO ESSENTIALS HOME STUDY COURSE
 
 
£250.00
 

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