Business woman silhouette animation

Date: 20.2.2010, 14:20    Total views: 36524
Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create business woman silhouette animation. You can use this animation for some web banner or for some presentation. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any image into a flash stage, how to animate it, apply flash filters on it, create motion tween and much much more!


Step 1

First, save the image below that we will use for this lesson!

Step 2

Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 350 pixels and the height to 416 pixels. Select white color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 44 and click ok.

Step 3

Call the current layer women silhouette. Double-click on its default name (Layer 1) to change it. Press Enter once you have typed in the new name!

Step 4

Choose now File > Import > Import to stage (Ctrl+R) and import the image that you just saved in step 1 into a flash stage. While the image is still selected, go to the Align Panel (Ctrl+K) and do the following:

1. Make sure that the Align/Distribute to Stage button is turned on,
2. Click on the Align horizontal center button and
3. Click the Align vertical center button.

Step 5

While the image is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol.

Click now on frame 40 and hit F6 key.

Step 6

Go back on the first frame, select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the image to select it. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. After that, select Filters tab from the left side. Click on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:

click again on the plus icon and select Adjust Color filter.  Make the adjustments as follows:

Step 7

Select again the first frame, take the Free Transform Tool (Q) and do like it is shown on the picture below!

Step 8

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 40 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done!

Test your animation and enjoy!

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