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Green blur animation

11.3.2009, 15:0
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Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, you will see how to create modern blur animation, which you can use for any flash banner, for some presentation. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any image into a Movie Clip Symbol, how to apply flash filters on it, how to create Motion Tween, how to use Free Transform Tool (Q) to enlarge any object and much much more! Let's go!



Step 1

First save the image below, which we will use for this lesson!





Step 2


Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 400 pixels and the height to 250 pixels. Select white as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 30 and click ok.



Step 3

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

Step 4

Choose now File > Import > Import to stage (Ctrl+R) and import the image that you saved in step 1!

Step 5

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



Step 6

While the new made Movie Clip (image) 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 7

Click now on frame 25,60 and 70 and press F6 key.

Step 8

While you're still on frame 70, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge image a little like it is shown on the picture below!





Step 9

While you're still on frame 70, select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the image to select it. After that, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage! Then, select FIlters tab on the left side, click on plus icon and choose Blur. Make the adjustments as follows:



After that, click on Properties button. Then, On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 10

Go back now on the frist frame, select again the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the image to select it.  After that, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage! Then, select again FIlters tab on the left side, click on plus icon and choose Blur. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 11

Then, click again on plus icon and choose Adjust Color. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 12

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 15 and frame 45 and 60 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.



Test your movie (Ctrl+Enter).

We're done now!

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