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Silhouette Women animation

19.3.2008, 18:4
Submited in: Flash | Total Views: 34728

In this lesson, you will see how to draw women silhouette using the Line and Paint Bucket Tool. After that, you will animate that silhouette using some special flash tips and tricks. You can use this animaton for any presentation, flash banner... You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's go!



Step 1

First of all, save my picture that we will use for this tutorial. ;)





Step 2


Create a new flash document.Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the dimensions of your document as the dimensions of picture (250x341px). Select any color as background color.Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 33 and click ok.

Step 3

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

Step 4

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 5

Double click on layer 1 to rename its name into a picture. After that, create a new layer above the layer picture and name it silhouette.

Step 6

Select the silhouette layer and using the Line and Paint Bucket Tool (shortcut key N and K), draw a women silhouette and paint it into a white. See the picture below.



Step 7

After that, while the silhouette is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this silhouette into a Movie Clip Symbol. See the picture below.



Step 8

Press now F6 key thirteen times. Then, click on every second frame and press delete key on the keyboard.

Step 9

After that, click on frame 20 and press F6 key again. While you're still on frame 20, take the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the silhouette to select it. After that, go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 10

Go back on frame 13 take again the Selection Tool (V) and click again once on the silhouette to select it. After that, 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 11

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 13 and frame 20 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.See the picture below.



Step 12

Click on frame 20 also for layer picture and press F5 key.

That's it!

Enjoy!

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