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Hi, new here.
I am wanting to start making flash cartoons. What do i need software wise to get started. Any links to tutorials would be helpful. I have a scanner already im guessing most scan drawings then manipulate them with some program. Thanks in advance guys and girls.
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A version of Macromedia Flash/Adobe Flash would help
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What you wanna do is get your hands on Adobe Flash CS5 Professional. This is the industry standard for developing flash based content.

If you are looking for links to getting you started, i recommend lynda.com

www.lynda.com

they have a bunch of tutorials that teach you from step 1 and familiarize the everyday noob with the interface and their shortcuts.

GL
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sweetness thanks fellas
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are you trying to do this as a career or for fun, i hope its just for fun . .

if you can draw good, i would suggest getting a wacom tablet, adobe master suite cs5 which has illustrator and flash included in it. I make all vector based designs/graphics and bring them into Flash and animate. Be aware, Flash not a favorable program and unless you are doing cartoons or games i would use Flash. BUT there are millions of people doing this and trying to make money at it.
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im not doing this for money, strictly a creative outlet. I have had ideas for video representations of Cannibal Corpse songs for years, hopefully with this i can start bring them to life. And no its not music videos, just a video depicting the story they sing about, no music.
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A version of Macromedia Flash/Adobe Flash would help
wow ur so helpful, ass.
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wow ur so helpful, ass.
i did help.

i told you what program you'd need.
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