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3D circular flash banner

9.12.2009, 17:18
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Read this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson and see how to create 3D circular flash banner using some special flash tips and tricks. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any photos into a flash library, how to enlarge any photo, create motion tween and much more. You can use this banner for some flash presentation or for some web site. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

First, download 3D photos that 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 238 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 44 and click ok.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Choose File > Import > Import to Library. In the file explorer window that appears, find three photos (1,2..) and Shift-click to select them all. Then click open. If you now open your flash library (Ctrl+L key) you will see three photos that you just imported. See the picture below!



Step 5

Select the Selection Tool (V) and using the drag and drop technique move the first photo from the flash library on the flash stage.

Step 6

While the 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

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



Step 8

Click on frame 10,80 and 90 and hit F6 key.

Step 9

While you're still on frame 90, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge a photo like it is shown on the picture below!





Step 10

Select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the photo that just just enlarged. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage.Then, select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 11

Select again the first frame and go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Then, make the adjustments as follows:



Step 12

Select now frame 80 and repeat the previouse step.

Step 13

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 10 and frame 80 and 90 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.



Step 14

Create a new layer above the layer photo 1 and name it photo 2.

Step 15

Select frame 85 of layer photo 2 and hit F6 key.

Step 16

While you're still on frame 85, move the second photo from the flash library on the flash stage.

Step 17

While the photo is still selected, repeat step 5 and 6.

Step 18

Click on frame 95,165 and 175 and hit F6 key.

Step 19

While you're still on frame 175, repeat steps 8 and 9. Do this also for frame 85.

Step 20

Select now frame 85 and go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Then, make the adjustments as follows:



Step 21

Select now frame 165 and repeat the previouse step.

Step 22

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 85 and 95 and frame 165 and 175 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done!

Test your movie and enjoy!

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