How to illustrate in Flash

This is a beginner course which will guide you step by step in creating a cute monster character.
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Instructed by Dani Dikman Design / Graphic Design
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This is an illustration course for beginners which will guide you step by step into the powerful illustration tools in flash. During this course we will create a cute monster character .We will learn all the design tools in flash including a correct workflow which will allow you to approach you illustration work with confidence . The huge advantage of illustrating in flash is that it combines all the advantages of illustrator but is also a powerfull animation program ! It is an industry standard for game design and animation ,for creating your own cartoons or illustrations !

What are the requirements?

  • Have Flash cs5.5 or a higher version(you can download a trial also )

What am I going to get from this course?

  • create illustration in flash with ease

Who is the target audience?

  • people intrested in learning to illustrate in flash

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: course introduction

quick explanation about the course . I will show you some personal work so you can see the possibilities of what you can achieve in Flash.

Section 2: Getting to know our tools

An overview of the interface . highlighting the main functions we will be using in the process of creating our character.


An overview of the line tool in flash .


An overview of the pencil tool .Two exercises are attached . please trace the vases using the line and pencil tool . after we learn about the oval tool we will do a more complicated exercise .


An Overview of the oval tool


An exercise that will require you to use all the tools we learned so far . You will basically trace a complicated vase with a lot of details and curves and it will be a great practice for the use of all our tools.

Section 3: Using Color

Using color part 1


The second part of the introduction to color in flash


How to add a texture

Section 4: Inspiration before you design your character
Section 5: Sketching our character

In this section we will learn how to sketch with the brush tool in flash . also there will be a quick explanation on how to import

your hand drawn(or photoshop) sketch to flash.

Section 6: Charcter line art

using the drawings tools we learned in the beginning to trace our character with a clean line .

Section 7: Deviding into symbols

We will learn how to divide our character into symbols

Section 8: The Premake stage
The Premake stage
Section 9: Coloring our character

Coloring with solid colors .


Adding the gradients


Adding the shadows

Section 10: Color correction and export

We will learn how to use color correction ad how to export.

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Instructor Biography

Dani Dikman, Animator and Illustrator

I am an animator and illustrator from I Israel . I use primarily adobe flash for my work . I currently work at a game company in Israel as a designer -animator . I would like to share my knowledge of animation and illustration on Udemy.I have experience as an animator and designer working on various projects ranging from a TV series for kids (mikmak) to mobile game design and even assistant work on a feature film.

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