Rotation flash effect

11.3.2010, 12:56
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Read this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson and see how to create rotation photo effect using some special flash 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 photo into a flash stage, how to enlarge it using the Free Transform Tool (Q), how to apply flash filters on it and much much more.


Step 1

First, save the photo below 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 300 pixels. Select white color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 35 and click ok.

Step 3

Call the current layer photo. 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 a photo that you just saved in step 1 into a flash stage. While the photo 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

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

Step 6

Click on frame 15,70 and 95 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

While you're still on frame 95, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge the photo like it is shown on the picture below!

Step 8

While you're still on frame 95, select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the photo to select it. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. After that, select Filters tab from the left side. Click on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:

Step 9

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

Step 10

Go back on the first frame and repeat the previouse two steps!

Step 11

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 20 and frame 70 and 95 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

Step 12

Select now frame 70 and go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Make the adjustments as follows:

Step 13

Select frame 1, go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) and make the adjustments as follows:

We're done!

Please Enjoy!

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