This Delaware College of Art and Design continuing education course is an introduction to Adobe Flash, the de facto standard for motion graphics, animation, vector information and interactivity on the Web.

Each course (Flash I and Flash II) consists of 6 3-hour sessions of Flash training, held weekly on Wednesday evenings at the Delaware College of Art and Design.

The Delaware College of Art and Design is located in Wilmington, Delaware, minutes off of I-95, and easily accessible from Philadelphia, Delware County and Chester County in Pennsylvania. (Google Map), (Written Directions)

Flash I

Web Animation and Interactivity with Adobe Flash and HTML5 I

This class is focused on Adobe Flash but has been expanded to incorporate new HTML5 alternatives to Flash, both from Adobe and other developers. Add Flash to your range of web design skills. Master the fundamentals of the most powerful and versatile tool for creating animation and interactivity for the web. In-class projects will show you how to create motion graphics for banner ads or web presentations, and how to build Flash-based websites. The course starts with the basics of Flash interface, moves through tools and techniques into the design, planning and creation of Flash projects and publishing Flash files on the web. The course includes an overview of HTML5/Canvas alternatives like Adobe Edge, Adobe Wallaby and Tumult Hype.

Flash II

Web Animation and Interactivity with Adobe Flash and HTML5 II

Extend your command of the interactive power of Flash with this intermediate-level class. Add sophisticated techniques for creating multi-level movies that improve load time, using movie clips to organize and manipulate content and importing and controlling sound and video files. The course also de-mystifies the fundamentals of ActionScript. Flash„s powerful scripting language can be surprisingly simple to use and gives you extraordinary control over animation and response to user actions. Students will be also be introduced to one or more timeline-based HTML5/Canvas alternatives to Flash, with a focus on creating content compatible with iPad and iPhone devices.

See the Course Schedule for dates and times.

See the Delaware College of Art and Design site for tuition, registration and additional information (download the DCAD Continuing Education Course Listings).