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Exta Credit Assignment

As I mentioned in class, you will have the chance to re-submit your first or second banner as an extra credit assignment. This extra credit assignment will be worth UP TO 30 PTS (or 60 PTS if you submit both). So, … Continue reading

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Multitasking

This funny “demotivator” from despair.com underline a very serious issue. We all like to think that multitasking makes us more efficient and lets us accomplish more, but in reality the opposite is true. Multitasking, especially media multitasking distracts us and … Continue reading

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A quick Cheat Sheet

To help you study for the midterm, I put together a quick cheat sheet with some of the most important concept in AS3. It includes a few things we have not done jet, mainly classes, but it is a good … Continue reading

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Basic Flash Practice

We will start learning about ActionScript tomorrow, so today I want you to practice  the basic animation tools we have seen so far. I have attached a swf I would like you to recreate. The quality of the graphics don’t … Continue reading

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Sample Rough

I am expecting some detailed computer roughs for your three banners/ads. You need to turn in at least one storyboard for EACH banner, in pdf format. The storyboard will include two/three frames for the collapsed, animated part and two/ three … Continue reading

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3Rich media Ads for Mobile Devices

Rich media ads are not only for browsers anymore. A lot of internet users now expect to be entertained, even as they look at ads. Bringing the rich media ad experience to mobile phones, therefore, is really a great idea. … Continue reading

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A Good Business Site

There are many online resources for web development out there, but it is also important to bookmark sites that deals with the business side of things. Creatives are not always the best business people, so every little thing helps. This … Continue reading

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Business Resources

When you are starting out, you need all the help you can get. I gathered some useful resources as you embark in your freelancing career. I really like this book, Talent Is Not Enough, which can be a great help … Continue reading

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Coloring Exercise

Download one of the following line art pieces, and using it as a template, draw and  color the scene using Flash tools. Feel free to add any element you would like. It does not have to look exactly as the … Continue reading

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Welcome to WAM 400

Welcome to Flash. It is an exciting time for Flash, as it is shifting to new areas, including mobile and game development. We will learn a lot of great stuff and we will cover a lot of ground. We will … Continue reading

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