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How to make ice text in Flash

October 22nd, 2008 5 Comments

In this really easy lesson, I will explain to you how to create ice text in Flash 8 Pro. This effect is possible to obtain thanks to the blending filters. You will learn the following techniques: How to draw a borderless rectangle, How to select all the right options for a text field so that […]


Creating dynamic dialogue balloons in Flash

October 18th, 2008 13 Comments

In this easy lesson made for Flash MX 2004 and Flash 8, I will show you how to give custom speech bubbles to characters featured in a classical painting. Have a look at the Flash example below — roll your mouse over the women and men in the picture to get a clear idea of […]

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Creating a screen with autotyping readout text

October 16th, 2008 19 Comments

In this really simple Flash 8 tutorial, I will show you how to create an old monitor readout. It is easy: you will only have to set up a dynamic text field, tweak it a little bit and then write a few lines of ActionScript to give it life. You will see how to: Set […]