First time here? First time here? Newsletter Signup Newsletter
651326 Members and growing! | Flash Jobs
Search tutorials
Author: originalflash | Website:
Create a document in Flash.
Prepare an initial picture with the width and length 2-5 pixels larger the document size.
Import the picture to the library.
Create a movie clip "water_mc".
Place the picture to the layer 1, coordinates X=0 Y=0 of this movie clip.
Then place the picture to the layer 2, coordinates X=0 Y=1 of the movie clip.
Create a mask on the layer 3.
The mask has a wavy texture. To make the water move, shift the mask 10px up or down in the last frame. Set tween motion. A looped motion of the mask makes the waves move smoothly. Set transparency to the picture in the layer 2 to make the water look more realistic. To imitate flowing water, shift the mask 35px to the left or to the right in the last frame. Don’t be afraid to experiment! You can animate a logo: insert it in the movie clip to get a logo swaying in the water.
» Level Basic

Added: 2007-08-21
Rating: 8 Votes: 18
(10 being the highest)
» Author
Original Flash specializes in development of flash extensions, components, libraries, objects and animations.
» Download
Download the files used in this tutorial.
» Forums
More help? Search our boards for quick answers!


  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

  • You must have javascript enabled in order to post comments.

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.
Featured Flash FLA
» Author: doc_chin7
» Description:

The flash's horizontal road drive was done in CS4 and was upgraded to CS6. The car responds to right/ left key and flash will auto-generate the movement of roads from left-right or right-left based on random number. Have fun driving in this virtual environment and avoid other cars... :) If you are creative, a road driving game can be created from it.

Featured Sound Loops
Image for equalize

Audio Player

» Author: BoxCat
» Title: CPU Talk
» Description: From the cyberpunk RPG, "Nameless: the Hackers" Completely Free to use! Keywords: edm hip hop rap electronic mysterious mission hacking chase exciting spy ios ambient chilling love happy sad angry suspense
Latest Font
» Author: Fábio FAFERS
» Description: I created this font for free use. Everyone can apply it in personal or business texts. Its free, but I want to be communicated in case of business use. Donations are accepted to keep the project of free fonts alive! Thank you all
Featured Sound Fx
Image for equalize

Audio Player

» Author: nathan
» Description:

A recorded sound of the Dimensional Fork Gate.