Discover Cool Animation Effects in Flash Written by kay zetkin
As of now, animation is an interesting aspect in Internet World that has attracted many users. Animation have opened new avenues to Website technology and advances in website design. Finding key to effective animation is indeed quite like a search for Holy Grail. There are users who think highly of animations as a cool effect, others just pass it up as okay, non-comitally, others don’t even bother to notice it. That’s why it is important never to lose sight of stiking a balance between interface and animations.
This is where Macromedia Flash comes in handy. In fact, Flash may be known as having nucleus on animation and motion. Right enough, Flash’s earlier versions have really been created for animation of objects over time. Then, when new versions are released, along with continuous technological innovations, Flash have shown enhanced capabilities in scripting language.
The arrival of Macromedia Flash animations in world of web design and development however indicated something, not of a fad, but a permanent improvement and dynamism. As versions of Flash get higher, more it becomes geared into creating dynamic pieces of creations that promised to keep users engaged. Macromedia introduced ActionScript and as it invaded web, what we could once achieve only with keyframes and tweening can now be done in a few ActionScript lines. Scripting provides portability, scalability and manageability. By tweaking an equation or a few variables in Flash’s ActionScript, an animation can be dramatically altered and improved. Developers might find it easy to understand basics in scripting to affect animations. The process is much easier than heavy work of editing motion tweens. What’s more, Flash offers lots of opportunities for building on new experiments in creating animations.
Unique Grunge Effects on PhotoshopWritten by kay zetkin
Grotesque and ungainly images onscreen ignites in us different emotions and creates quite a stir on our moods. In fact, grunge manipulation are common in horror pictures and gothic scenes. Dark, mysterious, haunting, even sinister images have their own charm once they are used appropriately or as a certain site calls for it. Our web design need not entail that everything should be bright, happy, shining and attractive. In fact, it is also quite necessary to create exact opposite of these bright and attractive images.
Images that scream of grotesque shapes against a dark aura have very shattering effect our senses that way it was done often escape our notice. If we observe closely enough, these kinds of horrible, washed up or torn images are made out of very ordinary textures that we encounter everyday.
So, let’s discover trick in doing up an effect that will build on basic grunge technique.
To get you started in grunge manipulation, you will be needing Photoshop’s Blending Modes and Eraser Tool. Select a picture that already have a dark and mysterious theme around it. Then, take time to choose textures that will work well with picture you have chosen. You might choose about two in order to achieve effect you have in mind. Texture is one of absolute necessities in creating a successful grunge effect for your image. Remember also that hiqher quality of texture you choose, better it’s effect will be for image you’re creating. You can use imagery of cracks in earth and walls, you may also use rough nature textures or cracked and crumpled ones.