Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe Flash Training Syllabus

1 Day Course

Course Description

A website can be made to look more inviting with interactive graphics and animations. The tools present in Adobe® Flash® can be used to create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from a simple graphic design to a complex animation sequence. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the basic tools and features of Flash , and gain the skills necessary for creating basic animations.

Course Objective

You will create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from simple graphic designs to complex animation sequences using the Adobe® Flash® application

Delivery Method

Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured, hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Flash environment, interface, and panels.
  • use Flash drawing and painting tools.
  • work with objects and images.
  • import bitmap images, use compressions, and trace bitmap features.
  • create and modify text and convert text to shapes.
  • create and edit symbols and instances.
  • become familiar with animation tools and features and create an animation.
  • work with multiple layers and create a layer mask animation.
  • explore the ActionScript language.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exploring the Adobe® Flash® Environment

  • Topic 1A: Define Flash
  • Topic 1B: Explore the Flash Welcome Screen
  • Topic 1C: Explore the Flash Interface
  • Topic 1D: Explore and Customize the Panels in Flash

Lesson 2: Working with Drawing and Painting Tools

  • Topic 2A: Compare the Drawing Modes of Flash
  • Topic 2B: Use Drawing and Painting Tools
  • Topic 2C: Use the Pen Tool

Lesson 3: Manipulating Objects

  • Topic 3A: Use the Selection Tools
  • Topic 3B: Overview of Layers
  • Topic 3C: Work with Interacting Objects
  • Topic 3D: Transform Objects

Lesson 4: Understanding Vector and Bitmap Images

  • Topic 4A: Vector Images and Bitmap Images
  • Topic 4B: Work with Bitmap Images

Lesson 5: Working with Text

  • Topic 5A: Overview of Text Fields and Attributes
  • Topic 5B: Create Text Fields
  • Topic 5C: Convert Text into Shapes

Lesson 6: Working with Symbols and Instances

  • Topic 6A: Create a Symbol
  • Topic 6B: Create a Symbol Instance

Lesson 7: Using Animation Basics to Create Animations

  • Topic 7A: Create Animations with Frames and Keyframes
  • Topic 7B: Work with Frames
  • Topic 7C: Create a Motion Tween Animation
  • Topic 7D: Create a Shape Tween Animation

Lesson 8: Working with Multiple Layers

  • Topic 8A: Work with Multiple Layers
  • Topic 8B: Create a Mask Layer

Lesson 9: Using ActionScript™

  • Topic 9A: Basics of ActionScript
  • Topic 9B: ActionScript Elements

Appendix A: Adobe® Flash® New Features

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Paul F Adams

Adobe Certified Instructor

Specialist in the Adobe Creative Suite.