From the category archives:

Basic

Slideshow Mask Animation

by admin on August 27, 2007

In some previous tips, there have been a couple of slideshows created that consisted of images fading in onto the stage. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create more complicated transitions using mask animations.

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ActionScript variables

by admin on August 22, 2007

Variables are the basic storage unit in ActionScript. Variables are identifiers that hold values of any data type. Variables can be created, changed, and updated.

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Intro to Cartooning

by admin on August 21, 2007

Depending on the style you’re going for in your cartoon, you might want to add some shading to your characters to give them a sense of depth. In this video, Craig demonstrates some useful techniques as he adds shading to the robot character.

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Building Games with Flash Preview

by admin on August 10, 2007

In this chapter, you will learn how to use Flash to create your custom characters. Learn to use the line tool and the fill tool to easily design the Control and Hostile ships for this side scrolling game.

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House drawing

by admin on August 9, 2007

Read this tutorial and see how to draw a house in flash, and after that how to paint it using some flash tools. I will show you in few steps how to do that. For this tutorial I have used a lot drawings to see the drawing technic.

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Glowing Text

by admin on July 31, 2007

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a professional effect using very simple commands. Learn to create this effect using key-frames instead of action script. You will also learn how to break apart text so that we can edit and add effects.

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Simple picture galleries

by admin on July 31, 2007

Here you will learn how to make a very simple and effective picture gallery in flash with no Action Script.

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Shining Text – looping text

by admin on July 27, 2007

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a looping text mask effect. This mask gives the effect of shining metal and is a great improvement to any banner or important text.

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Flash Motion Tweening

by admin on July 22, 2007

Motion tweening is a step by step-by-step tutorial on creating a simple motion tween.

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Instance Name vs. Symbol Name

by admin on July 20, 2007

These two kinds of names are sometimes mixed, which leads to a lot of confusion. I’m going to do my best to draw a distinct line between them.

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