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Create a boat animation in flash 8 on a simple way in few steps, with no Action Script. You will also learn how to use Free Transform Tool (Q), how to convert a bitmap image into a Movie Clip Symbol, how to create Motion Tween and more.
Create a new flash document. Select Modify > Document (shortcut key: Ctrl+J ). Set the width of your document to 430 pixels and the height to 400 pixels. Select #000066 as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 28 and click ok.
Download my picture of boat.
Go back in flash and choose File > Import > Import to Stage, and import my picture.
While the picture is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this picture of boat into a Movie Clip Symbol. See the picture below.
Double click on layer 1 to rename its name in boat.
Using the mouse, place the boat on the position like it is shown on the picture below.
Click on frame 700 and press F6 key.
Go back on the first frame, take the Free Transform Tool and decrease the boat a lot. See the picture below.
After that, place it on the position like it is shown on the picture below.
Right-click anywhere on the gray area between the two keyframes on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.