The Introduction to Flash Professional

Flash Professional

The Introduction to Flash Professional (FL100)


Learn animation and games production using Illustrator-like vector drawing tools, simple timeline navigation and drag and drop action scripting, then convert your creations to HTML and CSS, or export them as SWF files

  • 14 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course times

Days 1 - 210 am - 5:30 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

This course is meant for anyone who has no exposure to the features and functions of Flash. The topics covered provide the critical skills you need to create objects, web content animations and games in Flash.

  • Introduction to Adobe Flash
  • Creating Objects
  • Timeline
  • Working with Images
  • Creating Animations
  • Building Flash web content
  • Using the Library
  • Movie Components
  • Getting it Online
  • Creative Cloud and additional resources.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • This course is intended for students with little or no experience creating Flash animations.

Whilst there is no Adobe certification for this course, our trainers are industry-experienced Adobe Certified Instructors and Soho Editors is an Authorised Adobe Training Partner. Additionally, the course is based upon Adobe’s CIAB guidelines, so you will receive a certificate from Soho Editors upon completion of the course.

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  • Customising the workspace
  • Zoom and scroll
  • Setting up document properties.
  • Drawing tools
  • Strokes and fills
  • Gradients and the Colour window
  • Alpha settings for drawn objects
  • The other tools
  • Working with text
  • Font rendering options
  • Tool modifiers
  • Importing from Illustrator.
  • Working with layers
  • Key frames vs. Normal frames
  • Adding imported images
  • Converting images to vector
  • Adding a motion tween to an image
  • Alpha, brightness, tint and more.
  • Shape tweens
  • Motion tweens
  • Object Guide Paths
  • Masks
  • Creating an animation with drawn objects
  • Creating a photo-montage animation
  • Publishing a movie
  • Preview options.
  • Exporting to formats without the need for SWF.
  • Graphic movie clip and button symbols
  • Creating a movie Preloader
  • Using the Align tools.
  • Creating a Template
  • Adding Scenes to a movie
  • Adding custom page elements
  • Adding action script to scenes
  • Creating button graphics
  • Adding interactivity to buttons
  • Email and URL links
  • Adding sounds to buttons and layers.
  • Placing the movie into Dreamweaver
  • Adding Flash Video.
  • Review of additional resources.

You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your Pencilled date.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay to long.

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Why Choose This Course?

Flash is not only a brilliant games production platform, but also ideal for producing animations and interactive content, all of which can easily be converted from the SWF format, to more browser-friendly formats such as HTML 5 and CSS, meaning you can be sure your content will play on even the most basic of mobile devices, without requiring any plug ins. So plug yourself into one of the most sophisticated ways to create everything from games to movies with our Authorised Flash Introduction course.

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 17 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

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The Introduction to Flash Professional course is based on practical, real-world knowledge you can put to use from day one. You will learn how to create engaging animations, interactive content and games on this fun and practical course.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*.