Adobe Flash CS4

This is an Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Course designed to get you up to speed with professional Web Graphics Editing and Compositing. You should be familiar with the Mac or Windows operating system. We can also configure custom training options upon request.

If you are a Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics Artist, Video Editor, or Photoshop & Illustrator user Adobe Flash CS3 Professional is an excellent tool to move your workflow to a more productive and professional level on the Web.

Flash Video is taking off and combining Flash CS4 skills will be necessary to take advantage of FLV workflows. Adobe Flash CS4 Professional skills will also integrate seamlessly into Adobe GoLive and DreamWeaver workflows.

Basic Class Info

Who Should Attend

If you are a Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics Artist, Video Editor, or Photoshop & Illustrator user Adobe Flash CS3 Professional is an excellent tool to move your workflow to a more productive and professional level on the Web.

Flash Video is taking off and combining Flash CS4 skills will be necessary to take advantage of FLV workflows. Adobe Flash CS4 Professional skills will also integrate seamlessly into Adobe GoLive and DreamWeaver workflows.


Prerequisites

You should be familiar with either the Windows or Macintosh operating systems.


Workflows Benefiting from Adobe Flash CS4

Flash Developers

Web Developers & Content creators

Graphic Design Studios

Video Post Production & Film Makers

Corporate Video Developers

Cross–Media Publishers


Basic Pricing & Training Options

Pricing & Training Overview

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to click on any of the links below to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere.

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnSite Training

Onsite Training

If you send 12 people to a traditional classroom setting you’ll end up paying around $8,000+. This doesn’t include the costs of travel & lodging. Trying to coordinate schedules and down time are also hidden budget killers.

Bring KLH onsite for a set training fee that uses a custom course outline that targets your specific workflow. No per person limits or add on fees. You also get the advantage of onsite consulting since we can get a look at the real workflow in an up close and real world situation.

In-house Rates

$1,500 One Day

$2,500 Two Days

$3,000 Three Days

$4,800 Full Week

Travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


ClassRoom Training

Classroom Training

Classroom training is possible via our training partners in most major US Cities. It is useful when Onsite training is not possible or when combining several students with other clients can help keep budgets within reason.

Most classes run 3 days or can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow.

ClassRoom Rates per Student

One to Three Students $1,200

Four to Five Students $1,000

Five to Eight Students $850

Eight Students plus $750

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnLine Training

Online Training

Online training has the advantage of training employees at one time who are located in different locations.

It also has the advantage of eliminating travel and lodging costs from the training budget.

It will require a reliable connection to the Internet for those involved.

Online classes can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow as well as provide traditional training to participants in remote locations at the same time.

Timeframes possible can be from a few hours to several days.

OnLine per Day Rates per Student

One to Three Students $450

Three to Five Students $325

Five to Eight Students $275

Eight Students plus $225

Costs can be based upon a per student fee or a flat fee for seminars.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote


Private Training

Private Training

Most people will agree that private training is the best option for intensive learning. It is a great option for career changers or those who work within an intensive workflow.

All attention is on you and discounts for software packages such as any of the Adobe Suites can make it actually more cost effective than the traditional training offered anywhere else. Contact us now for a great deal.

Training can be done OnSite, OnLine, or at a designated location.

Private training runs 2 to 5 days depending on the workflow and needs of the client.

Private Rates per class

One to Three Days $1,650

Four to Five Days $2,400

Two Weeks $3,850

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Rates can be discounted for software packages such as the any of the Adobe Software Suites.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


KLH Job Contracting & Outsourcing Services

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to rollover any of the links above to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


Class & Topics Outlines

Topics Outline

Flash CS4 Topics Outline
What’s new
Workspace
Flash workflow and workspace
Working with ConnectNow
Using the Stage and Tools panel
The Timeline
Using Flash authoring panels
Undo, redo, and history
Automating with the Commands menu
Accessibility in the Flash workspace
Set preferences in Flash
Keyboard shortcuts
Managing documents
Working with Flash documents
Printing Flash documents
Working with projects
Using Find and Replace
Templates basics
Using imported artwork
Placing artwork into Flash
Working with Fireworks files
Working with Illustrator AI files
Working with Photoshop PSD files
Imported bitmaps
Creating and Editing Artwork
Drawing
Reshaping objects
Moving, arranging, & deleting artwork
Colors, gradients, and strokes
3D graphics
Symbols, instances, and library assets
Working with symbols
Working with symbol instances
Working with the library
Sharing library assets
Working with button symbols
Scaling and caching symbols
Symbols and Action script
Timelines and Animation
Working with timelines
Working with scenes
Timelines and Action script
Animation basics
Motion tweens
Working with classic tweens
Frame-by-frame animation
Shape tweening
Using mask layers
Using inverse kinematics
Filters and Blends
About filters
Applying filters
Applying blend modes
Text basics
About text and fonts
Creating text


Setting text attributes
About multi language text
Creating multi language text
XML file format for multi language text
Multi language text and Action script
Sound
Using sounds in Flash
Exporting Sounds
Sound and Action script
Video
Digital video and Flash
Importing video for streaming
Importing for progressive download
Embeding video in a SWF file
Exporting QuickTime video files
Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects
Controlling external video playback
Creating e-learning content
Flash e-learning basics
Creating accessible content
About accessible content
Entering accessibility information
Advanced accessibility options
Creating accessibility with Action script
Working with screens
Screen-based documents
The screen authoring environment
Working with screens
Adding content to screens
Action script
Working with Action script
Script Assist mode and behaviors
Writing and managing scripts
Debugging Action script 1 0 and 2 0
Debugging Action script 3 0
Working with Flash and Flex
Printing at runtime
Action script publish settings
Publishing and Exporting
Publishing Flash documents
Publish settings
Publishing for Adobe AIR
HTML publishing templates
About exporting from Flash
Exporting Images and Graphics
Exporting video and sound
Structuring FLA files
Organizing Action script
Behaviors conventions
Video conventions
SWF application authoring guidelines
Accessibility guidelines
Advertising with Flash
Optimizing FLA files for SWF output
Creating content for mobile devices

Class Outline

Getting Acquainted
Starting Flash and Opening a File
Getting to Know the Work Area
Working with the Library Panel
Understanding the Timeline
Organizing Layers in a Timeline
Using the Property Inspector
Using the Tools Panel
Undoing Steps in Flash
Previewing Your Movie
Publishing Your Movie
Finding Resources for Using Flash
Checking for Updates
Working with Graphics
Getting Started
Understanding Strokes and Fills
Creating Rectangles
Using a Gradient Fill
Making Selections
Drawing Ovals
Making Patterns
Creating Curves
Creating Transparencies
Creating and Editing Text
Creating and Editing Symbols
Getting Started
Importing Illustrator Files
About Symbols
Creating Symbols
Importing Photoshop Files
Editing and Managing Symbols
Changing the Size and Position of Instances
Changing the Color Effect of Instances
Understanding Blend Effects
Applying Filters for Special Effects
Positioning in 3D Space
Adding Animation
Getting Started
About Animation
Understanding the Project File
Animating Position
Changing the Pacing and Timing
Animating Transparency
Animating Filters
Animating Transformations
Changing the Path of the Motion
Swapping Tween Targets
Creating Nested Animations
Using the Motion Editor
Easing
Animating 3D Motion
Previewing the Animation

Articulated Motion and Morphing
Getting Started
Articulated Motion
with Inverse Kinematics
Constraining Joints
Inverse Kinematics with Shapes
Armature Options
Morphing with Shape Tweens
Using Shape Hints
Interactive Navigation
Getting Started
About Interactive Movies
Designing a Layout
Creating Buttons
Understanding Action script 3.0
Adding a Stop Action
Creating Event Handlers for Buttons
Creating Destination Keyframes
Playing Animation at the Destination
Animated Buttons
Working with Sound & Video
Getting Started
Understanding the Project File
Using Sounds
Understanding Flash Video
Using the Adobe Media Encoder
Understanding Encoding Options
Playback of External Video
Working with Video and Transparency
Embedding Flash Video
Using Components
Getting Started
About Components
Adding a Text Component
Using Components to Create Interactivity
Loading and Controlling
Flash Content
Getting Started
Loading External Content
Removing External Content
Controlling Movie Clips
Creating Masks
Publishing Flash Documents
Getting Started
Testing a Flash Document
Understanding the Bandwidth Profiler
Adding Metadata
Publishing a Movie for the Web
Alternative Publishing Options