In this training course for Adobe Flash CS6, experienced trainer and author Geoff Blake introduces you to Flash, and how you can use it for your design projects. Flash is a multimedia platform that can be used for everything from playing movies, to creating animations, to creating fully interactive games. You will start with the absolute basics in this training video, getting comfortable with the interface and tool locations within the software. You will quickly delve into working with the drawing tools, playing with shapes and colours, and how to manage objects. You will learn how to work with text, create and manage symbols and how to work with the Flash CS6 library. As your knowledge grows, Geoff introduces you to the power of animation within Flash using keyframes, timelines, tweening and more. This video tutorial closes out with a short tutorial on ActionScript, and how to publish your projects from Flash CS6.
This Adobe Encore CS6 training course teaches you how to create top quality DVD and Blue-ray discs using this popular software from Adobe. This tutorial is designed for the beginner, and no prior experience is assumed; you will start your learning right from the very beginning! Starting with the basics, the course explains exactly what Encore CS6 is, and what it can do for you. You will explore the workflow of Encore, how to import assets, make menus, and export your finished product. Each step in the workflow is covered in-depth. You will learn how to create and work with timelines, build and edit slideshows, make playlists, add and edit menus as well as creating custom menus and specialized menus. This software tutorial also covers topics such as setting up menu navigation, linking your assets to the menus, and finally, testing and exporting your project to DVD, Blue-ray disc or even a Flash project to play in a web browser.
Over the past many years, Maya has become the leading 3D application used in the film, broadcast and game industries. Hailed for its diverse toolset, Maya excels due to its integration, flexibility and performance in regards to modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, animation, rigging and effects. Designed for the individual new to Maya, this DVD contains over five hours of lecture. The essential UI (user interface) is discussed, focusing on the work- flow of an experienced user. Learn how to efficiently create, manipulate and organize hierarchies, objects, components and cameras. Many concepts are introduced including the use of Polygons versus NURBS, tesselation, antialiasing, UV Layout, projects, preferences and MEL scripts. Customization of the UI is also addressed in order to dramatically improve efficiency and workflow.