Silhouette appearance

Date: 25.1.2008, 2:35    Total views: 42907

See this lesson and learn how to create silhouette appearance of women. First, the silhouette of women will be appear and after that only picture of women. This animation you can use when you like to appear some object, picture... Also you can use it as flash header, banner... This lesson is very easy for create and you don't have to use action script code to make it.

Example:



Step 1

Create a new flash document.Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 450 pixels and the height to 452 pixels. Select white color as background color.Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 32 and click ok. Then, save the picture below. That picture we will use for this lesson.





Step 2


Choose File > Import > Import to Stage (Shortcut key: Ctrl+R) and Import my picture into a flash stage.

Step 3

While the picture 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 4

Double click on layer 1 with the Selection Tool (V) to rename its name in picture. After that, create a new layer above the layer picture and name it silhouette. Lock layer picture, select layer silhouette and take the Line Tool (N). Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage and choose the following options:



After that, start draging a silhouette of women. Finally, you have to get this:



Step 5

Press after that Ctrl+A key (Select all) to select all silhouette of women. Then, go to the Properties Panel again and set the options like it is shown on the picture below.



Now, you have this:



Step 6

While the silhouette is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this silhouette into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 7

Click on frame 5 of layer silhouette and press F6 key. After that, go back on the first frame, take the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the silhouette to select it. Then, go to the to the Properties Panel below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 8

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and frame 5 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.See the picture below.



Step 9

Select now frame 5 and press F6 key then times. After that, select every second frame and press delete key on the keyboard. See the picture below.



Step 10

Then, click on frame 30, press F6 key, and after that again then time F6 key. See the picture below.



Now, repeat step 8.

Step 11

Take the Selection Tool (V) and using the "drag and drop" technique, move the first frame on frame 15. See the picture below.



Step 12

While the picture is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this picture into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 13

Then, click on frame 30 and 45 and press F6 key. After that, go back on frame 15, take the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the picture to select it. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Advanced on it, click on Settings button set the following options and click ok.



Step 14

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 15 and frame 30 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

Step 15

Select now frame 45 and press F6 key then times. Then, repeat step 9.

Step 16

Click on frame 65 and press F6 key. While you're still on frame 65, take the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge picture a lot.

Step 17

After that, take the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the picture that you just enlarged.Then, go to the to the Properties Panel below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.

Step 18

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



We're done!

Test your Movie (Ctrl+Enter).

Bye!

Download source file (.fla)

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