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Picture Transformation Effect

22.7.2010, 19:17
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Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create cool picture transformation effect. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's go!

Example:



Step 1

First, save the picture below that we will use for this lesson as background.





Step 2


Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 420 pixels and the height to 263 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 42 and click ok.

Step 3

Call the current layer picture. 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 picture is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 6

Click now on frame 10 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

Go back on the first frame and hit Ctr+C key (Copy). After that create a new layer above the layer picture and name it picture 1. Select the first frame of layer picture 1 and hit Ctrl+Shift+V key (Paste in Place).

Step 8

Click on frame 45 of layer picture 1 and hit F6 key.

Step 9

Go back on the first frame of layer picture 1, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge a picture like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 10

Select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the picture that you just enlarged. After that go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Then, in the Color drop down menu choose Alpha and put it down to 0%.

Step 11

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

Step 12

Go back on the first frame of layer picture, select again the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the picture to select it. After that, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Adjust Color filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 13

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



Step 14

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

Step 15

Click on frame 45 and hit F5 key.

We're done!

Test your animation and enjoy!

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