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Turtle Cartoon in Adobe Flash

Turtle Cartoon in Adobe Flash


Turtle Cartoon in Adobe Flash

Turtle Cartoon Illustration: ink and color

First, take a picture of the drawing with a digital camera or your phone, and import the image into FlashCS6.

Change the opacity so that you can easily trace the image. You are now ready to draw!

Using the INK TOOL and FILL TOOL, create the linework and color in the characters.turtleillustration_0030_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.37.01 PMturtleillustration_0026_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.37.16 PM

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Selecting parts of the filled in colored sections (with the “paint selected” on), color in the details, shadows, and highlights.

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Using the Paint Selection tool, you can add in the detailed in coloring your character. turtleillustration_0010_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.22 PM

You can see the effect in what you can create in the shell. turtleillustration_0012_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.15 PM

Continue to add details to your drawing to add dimension.  turtleillustration_0008_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.34 PMturtleillustration_0004_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.49 PMturtleillustration_0005_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.44 PM

Adding shadows, like the shadow from the turtle’s neck on the shell, can make the image “POP!”turtleillustration_0002_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.54 PM

Add a BG (background) and play with the GRADIENT fill tool under COLOR.turtleillustration_0000_Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.38.59 PM

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