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Do you draw inside Flash?

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Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 02:08 AM Reply

First off, look at the picture below. That's what I like my art to turn out looking like.

Unfortunately, Flash lacks many of the features to make such a type of style.

First off, there is no absolute brush size for the paintbrush, only relative sizes, making it extremely annoying to draw something detailed.

Also, the eraser tool is basically just a paint brush with an erase fill.....it's not very accurate or specific.

There are also no importable color palettes, which I used to draw the thing below.

My question is this:

Am I going to have to draw everything in illustrator and import it, or is there some way to get around these problems?

I also want to know if you personally draw in flash, and whether you think it is preferential.

Do you draw inside Flash?

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 02:31 AM Reply

At 8/3/10 02:08 AM, Qackool wrote:
Am I going to have to draw everything in illustrator and import it, or is there some way to get around these problems?

I'll guarentee all animators that use flash, draw in flash. Its a waste of time to do all of the drawings in illustrator and importing.

There are graphs and rulers if that helps though, in flash i mean

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 02:37 AM Reply

I draw almost everything in flash. I prefer it over illustrator any day!!! Once you know how to use the tools, you could create a drawing like yours in a few minutes ...and you can create/save/export and import color palettes as well.

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 05:17 AM Reply

You'd be a madman not to draw in flash.

also, yeah, zooming makes the brush smaller.

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 05:51 AM Reply

Deffo Flash. If every single frame contains...say....a 20kb image imported from illustrator, imagine the filesize of a 3000+ frame movie would be; even with compression. Not to mention the import process is an absolute pain if you're looking at an animation of that length. I even do all my still art in Flash because it's so powerful if you know how to use it. Just give it some time.


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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 07:32 PM Reply

Flash and Photoshop are definitely the best programs for artistic creations.

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 08:10 PM Reply

I used to have Flash and believe it or not I never drawn in it just animated.

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 3rd, 2010 @ 10:18 PM Reply

I usually do still art in photoshop nowadays. I used to draw the outlines in flash and color them in PS, but I've discovered that the photoshop brush is damn incredible once you learn how to use it

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 4th, 2010 @ 03:43 AM Reply

You could try ToonBoom, that's suppose to be good for animations, and can export to .swf

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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 4th, 2010 @ 12:58 PM Reply

I thought that was actually drawn in Flash 0-o
really, Illustrator and Flash can be very similar, as long as you know what tools to use.


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Response to Do you draw inside Flash? Aug. 7th, 2010 @ 12:55 PM Reply

I use flash for everything.


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