Animating a cross dissolve


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Animating a cross dissolve

If you're going to do any kind of short film, or any complex sequence of scenes in Flash, it's best to do the work in Flash on an individual scene-by-scene basis, and then bring the scenes into After Effects, or another video editing program, and render them out as a PNG sequence, or an MOV or an AVI file, or whatever. But sometimes you might want to have a quick and dirty transition between two scenes in Flash, and quick cuts of course, are no problem at all.

You might have some issues, however when you do cross dissolves. And let me show you the big one, I guess. So in this case we have a background of the ship floating at sea. I want it to cross dissolve into the captain's cabin, and he's got his book, and his lamp, and clock on the table. So here's what happens normally when you have your scene, and you do the alpha transparency; the fade in. Flash shows you these intersections where the different symbols overlap, and you can see the table through the book, and the ...

Animating a cross dissolve
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Animating a cross dissolve provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional

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