Cartoon Hands

A couple of articles ago I provided you with a bunch of pre-drawn cartoon parts for Flash. That article is available here How to Draw. I also provided some tutorials on drawing the human face, eyes, nose, lips, etc. I received an email requesting for me to provide pre-drawn cartoon hands from Clarence. So...

Flash Jib Jab Animation

Carl wrote in and requested that I create a video on how to create Jib Jab Style Flash Animation. It is actually very simple to copy their overall style. I think the hardest thing to copy is their very funny songs and Jib Jab’s great composition work. You can actually do a lot with Flash Animation....

Flash Walk Cycles

In this video I show you how to create Flash Walk Cycles. You can also use these techniques to create run, stumble, double bounce and jump cycles. You basically draw each individual part of the character, the major movements and then apply the bone tool. Through the use of the bone tool you define all of the...

How To Draw

I received a bunch of requests on how to do flash cartoon animations if you can’t draw. In this article I’ll cover you in multiple ways. First I’ll show you the basics of drawing the human face. Then I’ll provide you with a ton of sample FLA files filled with cartoon face parts you...

Flash Tutorial Part 6

In this Flash Tutorial Video, I teach you how to do many things that you have requested. I cover the following: How to animate a waving flag How to animate objects with the 3d transform tool How to use filters in Flash How to simulate a spot light Many tricks using masks in Flash If you have any questions...

Flash Tutorial Part 5

In this video I show you how easy it is for anyone to draw interesting cartoons in Flash. I’m using the Flash Brush tool and a Wacom Bamboo Fun Tablet I got for under $100. I think this is the best tablet for Flash and it’s dirt cheap. If you would like me to do more drawing tutorials in any...

Flash CS5 Tutorial Part 4

In this video we start animating stuff in Flash. Also, music makes a reappearance in this video. Do you like background music or not? First I teach you how to create a realistic bouncing ball in Flash. I then teach you how to create a spinning globe in Flash. If anyone wants the Flash files I create in the...

Flash CS5 Tutorial Part 3

I cover a lot in this Flash Tutorial Video! I actually explain how to use layers, symbols, the library and how to convert image files into vector art. I was amazed that I covered all of that in a 10 minute video? Remember this tutorials ultimate goal is to teach you how to create Cartoon Animations with...

Flash CS5 Tutorial Part 2

In this video I completely cover all of the options available with the new Flash Text Layout Framework. Adobe now allows you to do anything you can imagine with text in Flash. I know this tutorial is kind of boring, but tomorrow we will get into animation which is what Flash is all about. You sometimes have...

Flash Tutorial Part 1

In this video tutorial I will show you the basics you need, to understand how to use Flash. I specifically am using Flash CS5, but everything described can be used in any version of Flash. The ultimate goal of this tutorial is to explain how to create complicated cartoon animations in Flash. Because this...

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