Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Animate choose Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 11 project-based step-by-step lessons in this book show users the key techniques for working in Animate. Adobe Animate CC provides more expressive tools, powerful controls for animation, and robust support for playback across a wide variety of platforms. Create interactive virtual reality immersive environments with new VR 360 and VR Panorama documents. Gain advanced control over character animations with layer parenting and AI-driven lip syncing. Learn to focus the action on different parts of the Stage with the Camera tool and create a realistic sense of space with the Layer Depth panel. Support for SVG, WebGL, HTML5, animated GIFs, and HD 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. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.
About the Author
Russell S. Chun is Assistant Professor at the L. Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University. He has more than 20 years of experience in visual communication as a multimedia designer for the sciences and as a consultant to the news industry. He previously taught at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and at the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He served as the Department Head of the Illustration program at Sessions College for Professional Design.
He is the published author of over a dozen technical books, interactive, and video products on multimedia software from Adobe, including their official training manuals.
Table of Contents
1 Getting Acquainted
2 Creating Graphics and Text
3 Animating Symbols
4 Advanced Motion Tweening
5 Character Animation
6 Controlling the Camera
7 Animating Shapes and Using Masks
8 Creating Interactive Navigation
9 Creating Virtual Reality Environments
10 Working with Sound and Video