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The Easter Bunny Photo Effect

19.4.2011, 21:33    Total views: 24595

Easter is coming. Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to You how to create the easter bunny photo effect. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

First, save the 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 330 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 48 and click ok.

Step 3

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



Step 6

Click now on frame 40 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

Go back on the first frame.

Step 8

Select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge photo like it is shonw on the picture below!



Step 9

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. 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 10

Select frame 40 and Hit F6 key on the keyboard ten times.

Step 11

Go back on frame 41 and move photo a little up using the arrows key on the keyboard. Repeat this also for frame 42,43 and 44 but move photo down, left and right.

Step 12

Click now on frame 75 and 85 and hit F6 key.

Step 13

While You're still on frame 85 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. Select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Blur Filters. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 14

Click on the Properties Button. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 5%.



Step 15

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 40 and frame 75 and 85 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done

Enjoy!

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