Photoshop & Flash INTEGRATION
Build stunning websites with Photoshop and Flash CS4/CC
Even if you have no prior experience, this video will teach you what you need to know to create web sites that will blow the competition out of the water. This 6 1/2 hour DVD ROM shows you how to plan, design and launch your website. Combining popular web design tools, Adobe Photoshop and Flash, you’ll learn the workflow that the pros use. In a simple step-by-step, plain English approach, Colin will show you exactly what you need to know. This one-of-a-kind guide will show you how to create visually appealing and technically effective professional web sites. You’ll add an image gallery, formated text, feedback form, video and animation.
This fast loading DVD ROM contains 6.5 hours of sharp wide-screen video. The advanced interface allows the user to instantly jump to any of the 47 lessons with complete control over the playback. All the lesson files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace!
If you’ve ever dreamed of creating a website that looks great, is functional and is easily updated, this is the video for you!Build a stunning portfolio site!
STEP BY STEP WALKTHROUGH :: ALL FILES INCLUDED
Tour of the interface in Flash CS4. Learn the new layout and how to make it look like earlier versions of Flash. Create workspaces.
Building blocks in Flash are symbols. Learn what they are, how to work with them and understand the 3 types of symbols.
Movie clips within movie clips. Essential for any complex or logical animation. All explained in the tutorial.
DESIGN IN PHOTOSHOP
Photoshop Design 1
Lay out the basic webpage. Learn about documents, importing photos and alignment and distribution.
Add some design elements to make the page look better. Special skill: Repeating patterns.
Design the contact page. Special Skill: Creating a box with rounded corners and fades to transparent.
Design the gallery page. Special skill: Vignette borders on the photo with masks. Duplicating thumbnails.
Organizing in Flash
Using the PSD importer. Understand how Flash imports and set it up for maximum flexibility. Bring all the assets into Flash.
Flash Navigation structure and setup.
Go over the project in Flash. Set up the navigation framework. Redo the logo.
Organize the layers. Group into key frames and set up the page structure. Set up a clean and efficient timeline. Linear navigation.
Create the Actions to control the page navigation. Click the buttons to change pages on the site.
Gallery 2 – Load Photos
Create action script to load images dynamically. Loading images from your computer/website.
Info page: Dynamic Text
Contact page: Forms
Email links and hyperlinks
Add hyperlinks in Flash that allow you to go to any web page. Also learn how to make a simple link that launches an email program, inserts your email address and subject line.
Scripting the form
Cut and paste the supplied ActionScript to finish setting up the form. All the code is explained as well as letting you know exactly what needs to be change to fully customize the form.
Home page: Finishing touches
Bring video into Photoshop. Stylize the video, distort it and prepare it for export to Flash.
Export Video from Photoshop
Export the cropped video from Photoshop. See how to encode into a format Flash can use.
Integrate video in Flash
Bring video into Flash. Learn how to add to the time line as well as link to external video clips.