Drawing in Flash

What is Flash?

An industry standard tool for creating interactive, rich media content, including animation and applications for the web, desktop and mobile devices.

Before you start

Fla files are the Flash working files
Swf files are the output files (what you would see on the web)

Welcome screen options

Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 16.30.44.png

Action Script code is Flash's native programming language
Flash Javascript Files use Java script to add functionality to extend Flash

1. Drawing in Flash

Using the Pen tool

Drawing a background

Use some of the tools covered in today's lesson (pen, tracing, brush, paint bucket, align, import etc) to try to recreate the image below.
You should now create your own background which can be used for future animations