A Brick falling from a Shelf: Animating with Key Frames

Symbols, Pivot Points, Transform Tool, keyframes and Onion Skins can make a very intersting animation!  So, how do we do this?  In this tutorial we are going to show an object that is rectangular fall off a surface.  Let’s imagine that this object is a brick.  Your surface can be a shelf, a table or any other surface that you can think of. Step 1:  Create your first layer.  In this layer create the background for your animation.  This first layer will be static.  Make sure to extend the layer to match the amount of frames that are in your...

What is Web Design?

What is Web Design?  What is the role of a website? A website is a collection of pages that display content on the web.  When planning a website we always want to begin by asking ourselves the following questions: What is the purpose of this website? Who is my target audience? These two questions will inform the choices we make in creating successful websites. Although we are not all web designers most of us are experienced web users and know when we have landed on a poorly designed site.  Studies conducted by the Nielsen Norman Group show the following: Summary: Users...