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Flash Professional CS6 Tips, Part 1: Drawing Tools

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

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  • Creative Design Power Pack
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Release date Release date 4/15/2015
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 1h 1m
Published eBooks Published eBooks Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files N/A
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

Do you already know the basics of Flash Professional CS6? Then now’s the time learn essential tips & tricks that will expand your knowledge and save you time with this 2 part learning series. Flash Professional CS6 is Adobe’s solution for creating animation and multimedia content that present consistently across desktops and popular devices. This course includes lessons that will help you discover workspace shortcuts, drawing tips, and animation tricks.


This course assumes some familiarity with Adobe Flash Professional CS6. This course is part of 2 courses; Flash Professional CS6 Tips: Drawing Tools and Flash Professional CS6 Tips: Animation Tools. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Drawing Tools

Flash Tools Introduction (19:16)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Create a new movie (02:04)
  • Picking a color (02:09)
  • Set Properties (02:14)
  • Working and Published (01:54)
  • Work with Art on the Stage (00:00)
  • Creating a Movie in Flash (01:27)
  • Flash's Tools Panel (02:02)
  • Property Inspector (01:27)
  • Panels and Panel dock (01:41)
  • Custom Work Space (01:29)
  • Timeline Controls (02:23)
  • Summary (00:10)
Flash Drawing Tools (21:15)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Merge Drawing Mode (02:07)
  • Modify with Merge (02:15)
  • Object Drawing Mode (02:00)
  • Line Tool (02:05)
  • Pen Tool (01:58)
  • Add & Remove Anchor Points (01:53)
  • Combine Objects (02:11)
  • Rectangle Primative Tool (02:18)
  • Oval Primative Tool (02:19)
  • Text Tool (01:46)
  • Summary (00:10)
Modify Text and Graphics (20:45)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Text Formatting (02:06)
  • Fill & Stroke Colors (01:39)
  • Custom Colors (01:58)
  • Gradients (02:14)
  • Introduction to Layers (02:37)
  • Transform Panel (01:51)
  • Free Transform Tool (01:43)
  • Gradient Transform Tool (01:52)
  • Introduction to Symbols (02:02)
  • Convert Graphic to Symbol (02:18)
  • Summary (00:10)