Web Authoring 3 - Using Adobe Animate
                                            - All Assignments color-coded Red

Dan's Intro to Course


Sample from Dan's work

 1a. Animate Intro  Properties Panel   download assets

  1. Intro to interface
  2. simple animation with Motion Presets

These Flash demos work exactly the same in the New Adobe Animate 
Grids & Guides
Selection Tools & Modes - Drawing basics, selection tools & Modes
Drawing Tools 1 - Line, Penci, Pen tools & Eraser tool
Drawing Tools 2 - Brush tool, Polygon tool & Advanced Copy / Paste

Must Watch:
Pen tools
Drawing outer strokes in Adobe Animate

  1b. Basic Drawing Assignment   Draw the provided image  download assets   6%


  2. So You Think You Can Draw! - Assignment     download assets   6%

  1. Complete any 3 of these logos.

   Convert Merge Mode to Object Mode

 3a. Frame by Frame Animation 01    02    03    Assignment  4%

  1. Frame by Frame
  2. Keyframes

  3b. Animating with Shape Tweens     Assignment      5%

  1. Shape Tweening (morphing)

  3c.Animating with Motion Tweens    Assignment      download assets   5%

  1. Motion Tweens, copying and pasting frames, Editing the Motion Path
  2. Copying and pasting Properties

  4a. Working with Frames     and layers

  1. Working with Frames
  2. Working with Multiple Layers

  4b. Spotlight effect Using Mask Layers - Assignment   2%

  4c. Movie Clip Symbols Assignment - part 1   part 2   part 3   part 4      download assets   8%

 5a. Button Symbols - Assignment   3%

 5b. Invisible Button - Assignment   2%

 5c. Navigating using Code Snippets - Assignment       download assets   6%


6a. DropDown Menu Assignment - Part 1     Part 2      download assets   10%

6b. Potential Issue with Selectable Text covering up Buttons

  7. Work period to Complete Drop Menu and any outstanding assignments

Mid Break 

  8a.  Text Overview

   8b. Gradients

   8c. Using sound in Animate    download assets

   8d. Appllying Sound to a Button

   8e. Sound Assignment - Part 1   Part 2   Part 3     10%

  9. Mid Term Assignment   20%

           The link for midterm Assignment instructions

      You will have until next class to hand it in on Blackboard.

  10a. Incorporating External Video Files   download assets

            Adobe Media Encoder must now be launched manually if needed.

  10b. External Video Assignment  6%

         1. Create A Drop Down Menu with 3 links (Page 1, 2 & 3) and your name on the first page
         2. Each page should have a processed video with controller skins.

 11a. to 13a. Final Assignment Work periods   instructions

 14. Final Assignment Due - worth 20%

Bonus Assignment

15. Challenge Assignment  material   10%


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