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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Shopping girl in a blue town

In this step-by-step tutorial, a will show you how to create modern and practical transparent animation. You can use this animation in some presentation, banner, or on some web site. This animation is simple, and you will not have any need for Action Scripting.

Step 1

Create nwe flash document. Press Ctrl + J on your keyboard (Document Properties) and set the weidth of your document to 450px, and height to 300px. Select any color for your background. Set any color for your background. Set Frame rate to 28fps.


Step 2

Take the picture from:
http://www.addlimb.org/kovac/picture1.jpg
Import the picture by: Go to File > Import > Import to stage (Shortcut key: Ctrl+R) > picture1.jpg (picture of blue town)


Step 3

Picture is currently selected, so go to Align Panel (Ctrl+K) and do the following:
1. Check if Align/Distribute to Stage button is off.
2. Click on Align horisontal center button.
3. Click on Align vertical center button.

Step 4

Picture is still selected, press F8 (Convert to Symbol) to make this picture a Moviea Clip symbol


Step 5

Now, go to frame 20, 120, 140, and press F6 on each frame


Step 6

On frame 140, picture is still selected, if you ahve lost your selection, choose Selection Tool (V), anc click on the picture to select it. After that, go to Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3). On your right side, you will see color menu. Choose Advanced, and click on Settings button, and put these aprameters and click ok.

Do this for the first frame also.

Step 7

Double-click on the name of the layer1, and change it to "Town"

Step 8

Create Motion Tween between frames 1 and 20, and frames 120 and 140

Step 9

Now, create new layer above layer Town, and call it Girl


Step 10

Take the picture from: http://www.addlimb.org/kovac/picture2.png
Now click on frame 20 on layer Girl, and press F6. You are still on frame 20 of the layer Girl. Go to File > Import > Import to stage > picture2.png


Step 11

Picture is still selected. Preess F8 (Convert to Symbol) to change the picture into Movie Clip Symbol.

Step 12

Now click on frame 30, 35 i 40 and press F6 on each frame

Step 13

Go back to frame 20 and set picture to this position:

Step 14

Take the Selection Tool (V) and click on the picture. After that, select the filters tab, click on "plus" icon, and select Blur filter and set following values:




Step 15

Select frame 30 and set picture in the position as I did

Do the same thing with the frames 35 and 40

Step 16

Go back to frame 30, take Free Transform Tool (Q) and zoom in the picture

Step 17

Take Selection Tool (V) and click on the picture to select it. After that go to Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3), you'll see color menu. Choose Tint, and set following values:

Now, you'll get this picture:

Step 18

Select frame 40, again, take Selection Tool (V) and click onece on the picture to select it. Select Filter tab and click plus icon and choose Glow filter, and set these values:


Step 19

Create Motion Tween between frames 20 and 30, frames 30 and 35 and frames 35 i 40


Step 20

Click once on frame 110, and press F6 six times


Step 21

Click on frames 111, 113 i 155 and press Delete button on your keyboard. As shown on picture:

Step 22

Click on frame 120, and press F6


Step 23

You are still on frame 120, set the picture as shown on picture


Step 24

After that take Selection Tool (V) and click on the picture once, select filters tab, click on the plus icon, and take Blur filter, and set these parameters:


Step 25

Create Motion Tween between frames 115 and 120


And we'r done!


Test your animation, and enjoy


End result:

3 comments:

Abhisek said...

thank you so much. this is great. well written and well made indeed.

rtfgvb767 said...

IS VERY GOOD..............................

jhon apps said...

did you animate this on Flash ?
i was wishing to animate the girl little bit.
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