Ever wanted to take a gift at an international business meeting and held back in case it caused offense? This fun animation gives great tips!
My shortlisted animation entry to the Serco Prize for 2014, on the theme of London Stories, is currently on exhibition at the London Transport Museum. This year for the first time the exhibition includes five animations.
The animation is called ‘A Westminster Bridge Solilquy’ and combines the poetry of William Wordsworth and Laura M Dolby. The thoughts of two poets, past and present are inspired by the views from the bridge. Both poems use the same rhythms, linking the two together suggesting a continued flow from the past to the present, like the Thames that flows beneath Westminster bridge.
Flash offers a choice of playing videos that are either embedded or played from an external source. As a rough guide do the following: –
You have spent hours in designing the perfect logo that is based on the perfect shape – the circle. Its going to be shown globally promoting your brand in varying video formats. The last thing you want to see is your logo transforming to either a landscape oval or a portrait oval. This will happen if the you are using Flash (square pixel format) and exporting to a final video format that is not using square pixels.
I have created a quick reference guide for Flash designers who will be exporting to After Effects. To keep your circles as circles set your Flash stage size as follows:-
I am very pleased that the website I designed for Flutterby’s boutique and content written by Laura is getting great feedback from the customers. The design has been so successful, the client has now re-branded her new shop to match the website. How cool is that!