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High-tech city animation

4.3.2007, 0:32    Total views: 272903
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Step 36

Click on frame 50 and press F6 key. Then, place the "military aircraft" on the right position. See the picture below.



Step 37

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

Step 38

Create a few "military aircraft" in an equivalent way like we have created the first "military aircraft".

Step 39

Now it's time for thunder. Create a new layer and name it thunder. Then, using the drag and drop technique movie it below the clouds layer. See the picture below.



Step 40

Take the Rectangle Tool (R). In the Colors portion of the Tool panel, block the Stroke color by clicking on the little pencil icon and then on the small square with the red diagonal line. For Fill color choose white color and draw a "rectangle" about 300x300px. See the picture below.





Step 41

While the recatngle (that will represent our thunder) is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this rectangle into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 42

Double-click on the movie clip on stage with the Selection tool (V). You should now be inside the movie clip.



Step 43

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



Step 44

Using the mouse and drag and drop technique, move frame 1 on frame 20.

Step 45

Take the Selection Tool (V), click once on the Movie Clip (recatngle) to select it and go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 46

Then, press F6 key eleven times. See the picture below.



Step 47

Click on every second frame, take the Selection Tool again (V), click once on the Movie Clip and go to the Properties Panel below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 76%. See the picture below.



Step 48

Click on frame 70 and press F5 key.

Step 49

Go back on the main scene (Scene 1) and test your Movie (Ctrl+Enter).

Have a nice day.

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