A new quarter begins. I’m taking Adobe Flash CS3.
Day 1 – Took care of paperwork and learned how to access the program, where to find files (personal and read-only), outlined class objectives and rules, how to purchase a student version of Adobe Flash CS4 (available 4/10/10), online tutorials, 3 primary parts of the staging area.
Day 2 – Reviewed parts of work area, manipulated libraries, layers, timeline (blank key frames, key frames, frames). Importance of key frames. Frame defaults. Videos and tutorials at http://tv.adobe.com, ITunes or ITV that connects to television.
Day 3 – Discussed career paths for web designers (Dreamweaver, XHTML, Photoshop, Flash). Created shapes and lines on stage, colored, recolored, morphed shapes. Continued reading Tutorial 1. Prepared for quiz and test.