Animation help with Flash CS4.

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Waterbelly, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Waterbelly macrumors newbie

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    Hello everyone. I am quite new to Adobe Flash CS4, but have limited experience. When animating, the cartoon I'm making comes out looking very, "Flash-e". Meaning fixed lines, vibrant colors, etc. Now I have been reading up on a show called "Home Movies" and I've read that they used Flash to edit their show for the last three seasons. Im wondering how to I get my cartoon looking more like that and less "Flash-e?". Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Chrissj macrumors newbie

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    Jun 12, 2009
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    Maybe your talking about shading? I've seen the use of instead of using the included lines, you use a black shape behind it. You can of course create images in photoshop and import and animate them in flash. I just checked out home movies and they seem to use very thin lines so I would try that.
     
  3. Waterbelly thread starter macrumors newbie

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    How would i use shading? Would i manually put a black shape behind it because that doesnt seem like it would help the Flashyness of the cartoon.
     

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