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    What you're looking for are royalty-free images....

    What you're looking for are royalty-free images.

    Here's a link to a Google search under the terms "royalty free images".
    Google Search

    There are TONS of websites that offer these, both in CD...
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    I personally can't STAND anime but the posted...

    I personally can't STAND anime but the posted artwork is absolutely beautifully done -- VERY impressive.

    Just because you don't like a style of art doesn't mean you can't appreciate good art for...
  3. Thread: Charter Design

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    Go look at some joke sites and read some funny...

    Go look at some joke sites and read some funny jokes -- many of them can translate well into a full animated cartoon, something 2-3 minutes long if you animate the joke as a story.

    Good luck! Use...
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    My favorite animation books: "Flash Cartoon...

    My favorite animation books:

    "Flash Cartoon Animation - Learn From the Pros" by Kevin Peaty & Glenn Kirkpatrick

    "The Animator's Workbook" -- Tony White

    "The Animator's Survival Kit" --...
  5. Thread: Cartoons

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    Rather than spend all that money on a tablet PC...

    Rather than spend all that money on a tablet PC I'd spend the money on a good graphics tablet that can port to any of your machines...

    I use a Wacom Intuos2 Graphics Tablet, and it's the best...
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    Funny stuff :) I would suggest adding...

    Funny stuff :)

    I would suggest adding preloaders to your animations though ;)
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    How do you rename a scene in Flash MX 2004?

    I've tried right clicking, finding properties, everything I know how to do -- is it possible to rename scenes in Flash MX 2004 so they aren't "Scene 1", "Scene 2", etc?

    I'm wanting to build a...
  8. When I think of FbF where everything is redrawn...

    When I think of FbF where everything is redrawn by hand I think of the Ed, Ed, and Eddy (or whatever it is, hehe) cartoon that comes on Cartoon Network where the backgrounds are static but the...
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    Symbols vs Groups for motion tweening

    I know the only two things you can motion tween are symbols and groups.

    I have some text that I'd like to tween -- simple stuff, phrase at a time (eg "Merry Christmas"). I can either convert each...
  10. Do you shoot on 2's or every frame? Just seems...

    Do you shoot on 2's or every frame?

    Just seems to me that 30fps at one minute of content -- 1800 frames? So to get a plain old 1 minute cartoon you have to draw 1800x? Gah, how does anyone get...
  11. I have a question about the "shoot on 2's". I've...

    I have a question about the "shoot on 2's". I've been trying to do frame-by-frame at 20fps and it's just been killing me, everything moves way too fast (I'm still learning frames vs speeds vs how it...
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    MX 2004 with its "plug in" capability will really...

    MX 2004 with its "plug in" capability will really extend the usability of Flash IMHO. Provided we can get some good extensions (what I like to call "plug ins") out there that aren't memory hogs.
    ...
  13. Thread: my sketches :)

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    I really enjoy looking at your artwork, Magnetos....

    I really enjoy looking at your artwork, Magnetos. I wish I could draw like you. Practice is key, but you have a lot of talent to back it up as well ;-)
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    Thanks for the insight. By "line tool" I mean...

    Thanks for the insight. By "line tool" I mean both the normal line tool (say I was drawing a table, or a kitchen cabinet) or the pencil tool.

    I'm so hopelessly inept with the actual "pen" tool...
  15. I have both the Graphire2 and Intuos2 6x8. ...

    I have both the Graphire2 and Intuos2 6x8. Mother in law has been borrowing the Graphire2 for almost a year now and even though she says she's using it I know she isn't......I'd LOVE to get it back...
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    Cartooning in Flash -- Brush or Line Tool?

    What is the preferred tool when cartooning in Flash? I realize that every artist has their own style, but when it comes to making animated cartoons, what is the better method?

    I have a Wacom...
  17. Thanks, that's what I was afraid of... I see...

    Thanks, that's what I was afraid of... I see ActionScript as a glorified JavaScript and was afraid that that might be the case.

    What I may try and do is have the task scheduler run everything, eg,...
  18. Simulating a keystroke in Actionscript (not accepting key input)

    I know how to accept keystrokes as input, but i'm having trouble finding out how to do the reverse.

    I'm building a promo for a client and they want to kick to Webshots after the promo plays, and...
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    Have you tried using Corel Painter? I believe...

    Have you tried using Corel Painter? I believe they just released Painter v8.

    I'm using Painter 7, but there's SO much to it I'm still learning how to work in it with my Intuos2 tablet. Painter...
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    Wow. Incredibly talented. Keep up the fine...

    Wow. Incredibly talented. Keep up the fine drawings and keep posting more... I learn from excellent drawings such as yours!
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    I just figured out what I was doing wrong. To...

    I just figured out what I was doing wrong.

    To properly mask, I guess you have to create a layer ABOVE the layer you just drew on, and then make that NEW layer the mask, and draw the mask there.
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    Yup, that's pretty spiffy. Really I'm just...

    Yup, that's pretty spiffy.

    Really I'm just looking for even simpler than that.....when I do animations and such, I'd like to have nice rounded rectangle edges, and the drawings go over the...
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    Masking question

    Can someone explain how to mask something to me?

    I have a background drawn on a layer, and I draw a mask so that the background is supposed to show through that mask, but every time I do it, the...
  24. iaskwhy, Thank you for the details, I...

    iaskwhy,

    Thank you for the details, I appreciate it! I guess the problem with mine was that I was playing with an Actionscript game and it was using a bunch of dynamic text boxes....when I went...
  25. What to do if your fonts don't show up on another person's computer...

    I noticed this last night and just thought I'd post the problem and answer here in case others have come across the issue and don't know what to do.

    I was playing with some ActionScript yesterday...
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