Hello- question from an illustrator to flash workflow n00b.
I'm creating a flash experience with animated characters.
I'm building my art assets in illustrator.
I've found it relatively easy & straightforward to import assets from illustrator into flash.
I can conveniently import my layers and symbols from illustrator as separate layers and symbols in flash and manipulate them.
However, let's say after import I want to change something with an asset using illustrator. For example, I have a character with facial features, including eyes. I want to change the eyes in illustrator and have those changes then be propogated in some way- automagically or manually- in flash.
What is the right way to do this? Are there best practices for being able to go back and forth between flash and illustrator?
You can copy paste modified parts of your artwork from Illustrator to Flash. Here's more information:
Thanks for the reply Suhas.
I guess the answer to my question is that there is no good way. In the photoshop/illustrator workflow, I can paste a document from illustrator into photoshop and then double-click it in photoshop to open it back up in illustrator and edit the original. I have seen posts on people doing this between Flash and Illustrator with the now-discontinued Flash Catalyst- a process that was apparently called round-tripping. Ideally, this is the functionality I'd like to have between Flash and Illustrator but I take it from your reply that the answer is 'Does not exist.'