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Simple Sunset Image Effect

14.3.2011, 23:45    Total views: 21948

Today, Iím going to show you how to create simple sunset image effect using some special flash tips and tricks. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

First, save the image 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 348 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 image. 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 image that you just saved in step 1 into a flash stage. While the image 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 image is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 6

Click on frame 75 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

Go back on the first frame and select the Selection Tool (V). Click once on the image 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 8

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 75 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done!

Test Your animation and enjoy!

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