Animation Day 4: Masking

mask2Today’s essential question: How can I reveal parts of an image or color change by using a mask in Adobe Flash?

Today we will learn how to reveal parts of an image or color change by animating a mask. You will need to sign into your school Google Drive account, open the Animation folder I have shared with you, and download the “masking_images.psd” file to complete the Mask Tutorial.

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Here are some short animations that use masks:

Today we will:

  • Complete the Mask Tutorial tutorial, upload both the flash and swf files to the animation folders in our school Google Drive accounts, and make sure we have shared the folder with Ms. Lawson
  • Write a few sentences on our blog summarizing any challenges you faced today, how you worked through those challenges, and how you currently feel about computer animation
  • Finish any of the following tutorials (if you have not yet already done so):
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