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Web Design 2
FLASH 2

Flash 2
Drawing Objects in
Macromedia Flash

 
State Standards
 
  • WD 3.1 Content Standard: Students demonstrate the principles of good design and graphics utilizing commercial based software. (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Paint, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia Flash) (H.9.1)
Chapter Objectives
 
  • Use the Macromedia Flash drawing tools.
  • Select Objects and Apply Colors.
  • Work with Objects.
  • Work with text and objects.
  • Work with layers and objects.
1. Flash 1A Assignment
Duration: moments
 
  1. Within your last name folder create a NEW folder called "FLASH2". Save all future Flash Chapter 2 assignments in this folder. Remember, no spaces or extra periods in filenames.

  2. Remember that you saved all Flash Student Data Files in the Flash 1 assignment.
2. Read Chapter 2
3.

Print, staple, and complete the Chapter 2 Questions.

Chapter 2 Questions

Grading:
1. Questions

 ___ 20 points

Total  
 ___ 20 points

4.

Lecture CH2 /CH2 PowerPoint

  • Intro (F2-1: 2-3)
  • Use the Macromedia Flash Drawing Tools (F2-4 - F2-9)
  • Select Objects and Apply Colors (F2-10 - F1-15)
  • Work with Objects (F2-16 - F2-21)
  • Work with Text and Objects (F2-22 - F2-27)
  • Work with Layers and Objects (F2-28 - F2-37)

5. Layers
Duration: 2 Periods
(F2-1 - F2-49)
 

Complete the assignments outlined in Chapter 2.

  1. Complete the tools.fla assignment that begins on page 2-8 and ends on 2-15.

  2. Complete the alignObjects.fla assignment that begins on page 2-16 and ends on 2-17.
  3. Complete the alignOptions.fla assignment that begins on page 2-18 and ends on 2-19.

  4. Open tools.fla and complete the assignments that begins on page 2-22 and ends on 2-41.

Tools  

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  1. Open fl2-4.fla and save as TLF.fla. Complete the assignments that begins on page 2-42 and ends on 2-45.

Tools

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  1. Open fl2-5.fla and save as layers2.fla. Complete the assignments that begins on page 2-48 and ends on 2-49.

    Tools

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  2. Add keyframes in each layer to extend the image for 4 frames. (See the 2nd image below.)
  3. Create an extra layer that includes your name, period and date. Make sure the name layer extends across all frames.
  4. Create a new Flash 2 section at the top of your index.
  5. Link the tools.swf, TLF.swf, and layers2.swf files to your index. (Note: There should be 8 layers plus one for your name in tools.)
    Grading (tools/TLF/layers2):
    1. tools.fla (8 +1 layers) 10 
    2. TLF 5
    3. layers2
    5
    Total  
     ___ 20 points 

6.

Flash Skills Review
Duration: 1 Period

F2-50 - F2-51
 

SkillsDemo2

  1. Complete the assignment outlined on page F2-50 and F2-51 and save as skillsdemo2.
  2. Create an extra layer that includes your name, period and date. Make sure the name layer extends across all frames.
  3. Link the file to your index.
  4. Show the index link to the instructor.

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skillsDemo2 Layers

Grading:
1. Skilldemo2  
2. 15 shapes  
Total  
 ___ 10 points

7.

Project Builder 1
Duration: 1 Period

F2-52 - F2-53
 

Ultimatetours2

  1. Open a flash document and save as ultimateTours2. Complete the assignment outlined on page F2-52.
  2. Create an extra layer that includes your name, period and date. Make sure the name layer extends across all frames.
  3. Link the file to your index.
  4. Show the index link to the instructor.

ultimateTours2 Layers

Grading (ultimateTours2):
1. Heading / subheading  
2. 3 Objects  
3. Text on Object  
4. Alignment  
Total  
 ___ 10 points

8.

Project Builder 2
Duration: 1 Period

F2-54 - F2-55
 

thejazzclub2

  1. Open a flash document and save as thejazzclub2. Complete the assignment outlined on page F2-54.
  2. Create an extra layer that includes your name, period and date. Make sure the name layer extends across all frames.
  3. Link the file to your index.
  4. Show the index link to the instructor.

Note: Microsoft Clip Art Online is probably the best place to get images of music notes. Please change the colors to provide actual contrast to the document.

Grading:
1. thejazzclub2  
2. Clip art notes  
3. Visible staff  
4. Color scheme changed  
Total  
 ___ 10 points
9.

Design Project
Duration: 1 Period

F1-56
 

dpc2

  1. Complete a design analysis of the nps - Explore Nature web site: www.nature.nps.gov.
  2. Type the questions listed below, number each to match the questions below and type the answers in MS Word. Include a print screen of the web site you are analyzing.

    1. Whose Web site is this?
    2. What is the goal(s) of the site?
    3. Who is the target audience?
    4. Briefly describe the Contrast.
    5. Briefly describe the Repetition.
    6. Briefly describe the Alignment.
    7. Briefly describe the Proximity.
    8. What may be animated on this homepage?
    9. Do you think this is an effective design for the company, its products, and its target audience?  Why or why not?
    10. What suggestions would you make to improve on the design, and why?

  3. Link the file file to your index.
  4. Print and hand into the instructor.
Grading:
1. Complete Answers for design project 2  
2. Contrast  
3. Repetition  
4. Alignment  
5. Proximity  
Total  
 ___ 10 points
9. Optional – Complete the Online Practice Test, Study Guide  
10.

CH2 Quiz Part 1
CH2 Quiz Part 2 (Questions)

Create the document shown below including the layer names. Save as Flash2Quiz.gif and link to your index.

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Grading:
1. House  
2. straight windows / doors  
3. no other straight lines (check carefully)  
4. Yellow sun w/ gradient  
5. linked gif  
Total  
 ___ 20 points

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