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Shine car photo animation

17.2.2010, 15:12    Total views: 46868
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Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create shine car photo animation, 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 photo into a flash stage, how to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol, how to apply flash filters on it, how to create shine effect using the Color Mixer panel and much much more. This animation you can use for some flash banner, photo presentation or for some effects. Let's go!


Step 1

First, save the car photo 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 440 pixels and the height to 283 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 33 and click ok.

Step 3

Call the current layer car. 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 (Shortcut key: Ctrl+R) and import a photo that you just saved in step 1 into a flash stage.

Step 5

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 6

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

Step 7

Click now on frame 30 of layer car and hit F6 key.

Step 8

Go back on the first frame, 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

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 30 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

Step 10

Select the First frame again and hit F6 key seven times.

Step 11

Go back on frame 2, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and make this photo position:

Step 12

Select frame 4 and make this photo position:

Step 13

It's time for shine animation, so create a new layer above the layer car and name it shine.

Next:  Shine Effect
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