Rotoscoping animations in Flash

Rotoscoping is becoming more and more fashionable, and while it can be painstakingly slow, the outcomes can be fantastic. What’s more, you don’t even need to be particularly good at drawing! Before we start, there are a few things that are needed for a good result to be acheived: • A graphics table • A […]

Flash page turning effect tutorial

Step 1: The file Start yourself a new .fla file – I used a 450 pixel x 275 pixel work area. The key here is to make sure you leave enough room at the top for the pages to “turn” – otherwise, you’re going to run into cut-off page tops. Step 2: The Layers Make […]

Crosshairs Rollover Text Effect

In this Flash tutorial you will create a rollover effect using masks. The crosshairs will follow your mouse cursor as you move over the text. Topics involved: startDrag actionscript, masking, drawing a target using radial gradient tool. Source file included. Here is the source file for this Flash tutorial. This tutorial is presented in a […]