Animating a wipe


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Animating a wipe

There is another simple way to transition between two scenes and that's to use a wipe, and use the mask, in this case, to create the effect. And this is where we simply wipe the screen from one state, one scene, to the other. And this is pretty simple; can't really go wrong with it. And it's used a lot in some films; the Star Wars movies use this quite a bit. So let's have a look with the pasteboard activated, so I can see the entire Stage beyond the visible area. And let's just take a look at the mask, and that's all that's happening.

Now I've actually done a slight shape tween on that mask so that you can see it's not just moving in a completely straight line, which looks a little bit flat. And now when we see this with the area that's been unmasked, it feels a bit like a page turn. And the cool thing about this is you can make your own shapes; you are not limited to just boring left-right mask. You can go up-down, and granted there are a plenty of...

Animating a wipe
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Animating a wipe 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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