Part animation guide, part Flash manual, The Art of Flash Animation: Creative Cartooning provides a practical primer on classic, hand drawn 2D screen animation as well as an introduction to using Flash for creating your own cartoons. Section I discusses the terms and techniques of hand drawn animation, character design, and storyboards, while Section II covers scanning, digitizing your artwork into Flash, and setting up scenes. Learn how to:

  • Animate a walk cycle.
  • Record and edit dialogue, sound effects, and music.
  • Use recyclable symbols to make the animation process more efficient.
  • Prepare your work for video or web download