Category Archives: flash

RIP, adobe flash (sorta)

By now, many will have heard about Adobe’s decision to bid farewell to Flash, at least in name. The following are my thoughts, as they relate to animators and designers, the second class citizens of the Flash world. * A … Continue reading

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lynda course: migrate from Flash to Harmony

My latest course for has gone online: ‘Migrating from Flash to Toon Boom Harmony’ It teaches a Flash animator how their favourite Flash tools and processes correspond to the Harmony equivalent. The first twelve years of my animation career … Continue reading

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flash palette: a custom improvement!

It’s not news that the default palette for Flash is dreadful. There’s not much that you can do with this, other than pretend it’s not there: I made my own early in the 2000s; it’s much more subdued (maybe a … Continue reading

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lynda course: hand drawn animation in flash

My fifth course for is online. It’s called ‘Hand Drawn Animation in Flash’. If you don’t have a membership, you can get a free 1-week trial here, and watch it. A preview of the two main scenes that … Continue reading

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animation reel

Probably something I should have cut together some time ago!

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So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. If your time is short, I … Continue reading

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