Are you ready to learn Flash?

April 26th, 2009 Kat Posted in Announcements, Flash Advanced, Flash FX Part 1, Flash FX Part 2, Flash Intermediate, Flash Intro | 1 Comment »

If you are a web designer, develop as many market-hot skills as possible. Go beyond listing experiences; focus on skills. Skills ARE your biggest security blanket! Flash is a tool for creating interactive and animated Web sites. The Adobe Flash course series at LVS Online Classes will take you through a step by step process to learn Flash from the ground up. By the time the series is finished, students have a wide range of knowledge to create a Flash website.

But did you know there are a lot of innovative Flash templates available on the web that make web design life a little easier? Flash templates are customizable so it helps to know at least the basics of Flash to be able to customze a chosen Flash template. After you learn Flash, you may want to check out such sites as Template Monster, Entheosweb, Best Web Templates. Most Flash template sites offer free templates – which would be a good way to learn how to get around in Flash templates before you purchase one if you choose to do so.

Flash Intro Online Class: This 6 week Intro course focuses on learning the interface, tools, and basic features of Flash. You will create animated logos, buttons, and simple movies to brighten up your web site.

Flash Intermediate Online Class: In this 6 week course, you’ll be introduced to more powerful features of Flash. This intermediate course will take you beyond the basics, exploring Flash further in depth. The course focuses on creating dynamic web sites using Interactivity and basic ActionScripting. At the completion of this course you will have learned all the necessary tools and features to create low-bandwidth animations, presentations, and vector-based Web sites.

Flash Advanced Online Class: Flash MX 2004, Flash 8, and CS3 came jam-packed with so many bells and whistles that it is necessary to have a class just on the new productivity features that were not included in the earlier Flash classes. This 6 week class explores these new features in Flash, such as Timeline Effects, Behaviors, Commands & Extensions, and Image in Textfields to name just a few.

Flash FX Part 1 Online Class: In this 6 week course, we’ll begin exploring how to use the concepts learned in Intro and Intermediate to create the animation effects that add spice to your Flash movies.

This course will focus on applied Masking Techniques, Transition Techniques, Text Effect and Tips & Tricks to make your Flash life easier! Some of the effects include the use of Action Script; these will be explained and documented as necessary to allow you to use them without having to be an “Action Scripter”.

At the end of this online class you will be able to create basic transition animation, jazz up logos and banners with text & mask effects like those done in Swish, and offer quick loading Slide Shows to your viewers, among other things!

Flash FX Part 2 Online Class: In Part 2 of this 6 week course, we’ll begin exploring how to use the concepts learned in Intro and Intermediate to create the animation effects that add spice to your Flash movies.

This course will focus on effects that are transferable to your Flash projects, 3D animations, ecards, and Tips & Tricks to make your Flash life easier! Some of the effects include the use of Action Script; these will be explained and documented as necessary to allow you to use them without having to be an “Action Scripter”.

The course descriptions of each class include class requirements, class prerequisites, course syllabus, course excerpt, and sample assignment movies. Some of our Flash students also post their work on the Flash class blog along with a brief description of what they learned. Be sure to check them out!

You may also be interested in what some of our previous Flash class students have to say about LVS Online Flash Classes.

There you have it – if you are ready to learn Flash – the Flash courses at LVS Online Classes is the best place to start!

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One Response to “Are you ready to learn Flash?”

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