You can create a flash like effect to fade from one image into another. A great effect but simple to make!
Have two images roughly the same size and open one of them in Imageready.
Then create a new Imageready layer with the second image on.
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In this Macromedia Flash tutorial I will show you how to use layer masking to create Steel Effect, this looks great as shown below, remember I have used Flash V. 5.0 but you can use Flash 4.0, I expect you to know the basics of Flash animation like making symbols and tweening. Read more →
Making an animated mask in Flash is a simple and useful operation that can allow quite complex and breathtaking animation sequences to be produced with a little imagination and ingenuity. For this tutorial I will make a simple animation that unmasks a text header.Here it goes then =)
Create a new movie from the File menu, and then select New Symbol from the Insert menu. Make it a Graphic symbol and name it “Header”. Now use the Text Tool to create a title header inside the symbol. (It doesn’t matter what font, size or colour you use.)
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Create a new document in Flash. You can take a look at my default document settings.
A typical challenge faced by Flash developers like me is getting fonts to look like you want then to. For any project choosing the right font face and size is a process that requires both you and ultimately the client to see eye to eye.
In Flash MX and earlier versions fonts were by default anti-aliased, meaning that the edges of the text are smoothed. This is good when dealing with large type but it causes small text to appear blurry. Read more →