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Bird flight animation

14.6.2008, 21:11
Submited in: Flash | Total Views: 62356

This thoroughly explained, detailed tutorial will show you how to create full bird flight animation using some special flash tips and tricks. You don't have to use action script code to make this tutorial. You can use this animation for any flash banner, header... You will also learn how to draw bird using a flash tools for drawing, how to animate wings of bird and much much more. Let's go!



Step 1

Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the dimensions of your document as whatever you like. Select white color as background color and set your Flash movie's frame rate to 38 and click ok.



Step 2


Take now the Line Tool (N), for line color choose black and draw this:



Then, draw this:



and this:



Step 3

Take now the Paint Bucket Tool (K) and paint the body of bird.



Now, we have a body of bird and it's time for wings.

Step 4

Create a new layer above the layer bird and name it wings.

Step 5

Select wings layer and draw the wings like it is shown on the picture below.



Step 6

Select now the first frame of layer wings and press F6 key forty times.



Step 7

Select now every second frame except last two frames and press delete key on the keyboard.



Step 8

Click now on frame 40 of layer bird and press F5 key.

We're done!

Test your movie and enjoy!

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