Applying filters to objects


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Applying filters to objects

Now we will look at a practical application for using filters. On this Stage I have my biker. So she is riding a bike and I will preview the animation in the Flash Player. So we have seamless looping background with some other elements. What we are going to do is use a Filter to create a shadow for the girl on the bike. So the first thing I am going to do is actually copy the girl. So I'm not going to use the default Drop Shadow effect. I am going to kind of customize it and create my own type of Drop Shadow.

So I will copy and create a new layer called shadow and I will Paste in Place. Remember that Shift+Command+V. And of course I dragged the shadow below the biker layer but it doesn't matter whether if the shadow is in front or behind the original layer. With the biker locked, I will use the Free Transform tool. move the transformation point at the bottom center and then click-and-drag down for the shadow. Then I am going to skew using the Free Transform tool.

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Applying filters to objects
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Applying filters to objects provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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