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Simple Flash Masking Animation (1)

Now we have some basic concept of flash masking. It is time to do some simple flash animation with masking.

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Flash Masking Tutorial Content

The flash masking animation effect is shown as above.

We already learned a lot about Tween animation in our other flash animation tutorials. Therefore we only focus on the masking effect.

The black circle mask is simply convert to a symbol so that it can be animation from left to right, and then animation back to the left. Since only the area under the masking can be seen, thus creating this interesting animation effect.

Mask at Initial Position

flash masking animation

Mask Move to Right

flash masking animation

Mask Move Back to Left (Initial Position)

flash masking animation

Since only area behind the masking can be seen, we can animate the masking to create this kind of flash animation.

Download Flash Source File:

Flash Source File 03-simple-mask.fla


This Flash Animation tutorial shows how to do a simple animation with masking.