Books: 10

Animation

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Classroom in a Book: The official training workbook from Adobe
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Animate choose Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 10 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Animate. Adobe Animate CC more » provides more expressive tools, powerful controls for animation, and robust support for playback across a wide variety of platforms. Learn how to use and create vector-based brushes for painterly effects. Gain more advanced control over complex animations with the new Camera tool, and learn to focus the action on different parts of the Stage. Support for SVG, WebGL, HTML5 animation and video, and seamless collaboration with other designers and with other Adobe applications through Creative Cloud libraries make Adobe Animate the ideal development environment for creative animation and multimedia. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download. « less
2017
Bringing your UIs to Life
Thanks to faster browsers, better web standards support, and more powerful devices, the web now defines the next generation of user interfaces that are fun, practical, fluid, and memorable. The key? Animation. But learning how to create animations is hard, and existing learning material doesn’t explain more » the context of the UI problem that animations are trying to solve. That’s where this book comes in. You'll gain a solid technical understanding of how to create awesome animations using CSS and learn how to implement common UI patterns, using practical examples that rely on animations to solve a core problem. Frontend web developers and designers only will learn important technical details, but also how to apply them to solve real-world problems. * Create animations found in common user interface implementations, such as bounce after scrolling, expanding search boxes, and content sliders * Learn the technical details of working with CSS animations and transitions * Use CSS transforms to very animate an element’s position, scale, and orientation * Understand the importance of easing « less
2017
Learn how to bridge the gap between the traditional animation principles and digital software. Tradigital Flash: 12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Flash brings the essentials of traditional animation and Adobe Flash together. The early masters of animationcreated a list of 12 principles which are more » important for anyone who wants to create interesting and believable animation. Digital animation continues to make incredible technological advancements that give animators the capability to produce visually stunning work. New technology, however, also has a tendency to create an environment where animators are so focused on adapting to the new workflow that they tend to dismiss these fundamental animation principles… which often leads to poor and lifeless character animation. Tradigital Flash helps you focus on these principles while using the program’s wide array of features to create believable animation, consistently. Tradigital Flash joins three other Tradigital books covering Maya, Blender, and 3ds Max. This new volume in the series approaches the topic in a different way, giving readers both a practical look at the software, and providing a theoretical understanding of the genre. * * Learn a new principle in each chapter, the Flash tools most related to it and how to put it all together. * * * A plethora of examples demonstrate the good methods which animators should use in Flash, how to avoid the bad ones and ways to create a workflow that works for you. * * * An easy-to-follow approach with examples throughout the book that build on each other, showing how the principles act together. * * * A companion website www.rubberonion.com/tradigital-flash features more examples, downloadable FLA resource files, video tutorials. * « less
2016
Bring life to your imagination with the power of Anime Studio
Anime Studio is your complete animation program to help you create cut-out, anime and other types of cartoons. You can create your own animated shorts and use Anime Studio to produce cartoon animations for film, TV, or streaming over the Web. Anime Studio is great for hobbyists and professionals alike, more » combining tools for both illustration and animation. With Anime Studio's easy-to-use interface, you will be creating an animated masterpiece in no time. This practical, step-by-step guide will provide you with a structured path for designing an animated cartoon and gives you a strong foundation to create your future projects. This book also serves as a great reference guide for Anime Studio Pro 10's new features. « less
2014
Adobe Edge Animate CC is an approachable WYSIWYG alternative for leveraging the power of languages like HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to design and develop for the web and mobile devices, even if you have no programming experience. Written by Michael Rohde, the book calls on this seasoned web developer's more » wealth of experience using Edge Animate CC, and a companion website includes all code from the book to help you apply what you learn as you go. Adobe Edge Animate CC For Dummies offers the lowdown on this revolutionary and intuitive tool for creating motion content that runs beautifully on mobile devices and desktop browsers. « less
2013
The book that should have been in the box
Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You've come to the right guide. Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes more » all the code for you. With this book, you'll be designing great-looking web elements in no time. « less
2012
The book that should have been in the box
Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You've come to the right book. Adobe Edge Animate: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes all of the more » code for you. With this book, you'll be designing great-looking web elements in no time. « less
2012
The book that should have been in the box
Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You've come to the right guide. Adobe Edge Preview 5: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 and JavaScript graphics with Adobe multimedia tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge writes more » all the code for you. With this book, you'll be designing great-looking web apps in no time. « less
2012
Master the Edge Animate interface and unleash your creativity through standard HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Packed with an abundance of information regarding the Edge Animate application and related toolsets. Robust motion and interactivity through web standards. Those approaching Edge Animate from Adobe more » Flash Professional will find many references and tips for a smooth transition. A comprehensive guide for creating engaging content with Adobe Edge Animate. « less
2012
From Script Development to Pitch
The art. The craft. The business. Animation Writing and Development takes students and animation professionals alike through the process of creating original characters, developing a television series, feature, or multimedia project, and writing professional premises, outlines and scripts. It covers more » the process of developing presentation bibles and pitching original projects as well as ideas for episodes of shows already on the air. Animation Writing and Development includes chapters on animation history, on child development (writing for kids), and on storyboarding. It gives advice on marketing and finding work in the industry. It provides exercises for students as well as checklists for professionals polishing their craft. This is a guide to becoming a good writer as well as a successful one. « less
2005