Animating masked content


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Animating masked content

Now we'll look at animating masked content. If you are following along, I am working in Masked_Content.fla from the Chapter 4 folder. If you don't have the Exercise Files, you will just need some kind of content to mask. Now I will double-click the spider to enter its Timeline and then double-click the spider's body to enter its Timeline. Each of the Eye movie clips has an animation inside of it. If you test the movie you can see the animation.

Eyeballs are following the bouncing monster in the foreground. What we will do in this movie is animate the eyeball on the far right. I will close the Preview window and double-click the far right eyeball to enter its Timeline. Notice that there are four layers here: we have the Highlight layer that has some highlights for the eye. That's just to give it some 3D depth since those eyes are going to moving back and forth. The Mask is a circular area that covers up the Pupil, just a white circle. The Pupil is obviously the pupil an...

Animating masked content
Video duration: 5m 7s 1h 57m Intermediate

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Animating masked content provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation

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3D + Animation Web
Software:
Flash Professional
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