Flash 5 Cartoons and Games: f/x and Design with CD-ROM

Flash 5 Cartoons and Games: f/x and Design with CD-ROM

by Bill Turner, James Robertson, Richard Bazley
     
 
Covering Flash™ 5 from a cartoon and gaming aspect. Learn how to cohesively pull together and create all the necessary elements for an entertaining cartoon show. Create cartoon characters for television and music videos; then, discover how to use those cartoon elements when scripting and programming interactive games on the Internet. This book includes a

Overview

Covering Flash™ 5 from a cartoon and gaming aspect. Learn how to cohesively pull together and create all the necessary elements for an entertaining cartoon show. Create cartoon characters for television and music videos; then, discover how to use those cartoon elements when scripting and programming interactive games on the Internet. This book includes a CD-ROM with complete a full-length cartoon show and source codes for several games. With Flash 5 Cartoons and Games f/x and Design, you will go beyond the general description of the various Flash tools and discover what can be done with them!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576109588
Publisher:
Coriolis Group
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
F/X and Design Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Turner has been working in Flash since it was FutureSplash by FutureWave (1995). His work has been recognized by FutureWave and Macromedia in their Cutting Edge Gallery. Bill has contributed chapters to the Flash 4 Bible and the Flash 5 Bible, as well as a chapter on advanced Web animation to HTML Publishing for Netscape. He has spoken at numerous Flash workshops demonstrating his cartoon skills, as well as having created the show "Weber" which has been receiving acclaim from film festivals in Brazil, New York, and L.A. James Robertson has been using Flash since version 3 and helped take actionscript to a new level with games he helped develop. James background includes coding and programming languages being well versed in HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, Java, and ASP. He also wrote a "Real3D" engine in Flash, followed by his first game "Pong" and has written the first Isometric 3D game to be written in Flash. Richard Bazley has worked for the past decade as a Supervising Animator of three of the Major Animation Studios: Suillivan Bluth Studios, Walt Disney Feature Animation, and Warner Bros. He has worked as lead animator in such films as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", "Hercules", "Pcoahontas", and the critically acclaimed "The Iron Giant". John Warren Lentz, Flash Bible co-author and founder of Flash-Guru.com, wrote the forward for this book.

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