Cool Parrots Photo Effect

Date: 24.5.2011, 21:54    Total views: 22324

In this flash lesson, You will learn how to create cool parrots photo effect. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!


Step 1

First, save the photo below that we will use for this lesson as background.

Step 2

Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 440 pixels and the height to 275 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 36 and click ok.

Step 3

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

Strep 4

Choose now File > Import > Import to stage (Ctrl+R) and import photo that you just saved in step 1 into a flash stage. While the photo 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 photo is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol.

Step 6

Click on frame 55, 65 and 75 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

While You're still on frame 75, select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the photo to select it. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:

Step 8

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

Step 9

Select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge photo like it is shown on the picture below!

Step 10

Go back on the first frame and repeat the steps 7,8 and 9.

Step 11

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 55 and frame 65 and 75 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

That's it!

Please Enjoy!

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