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4. Create a movie clip with "beam balls":

Before a transport starts, there will be these blue shiny lightballs on the platform. You can create them as a movie clip once, and use them in multiple instances to dress up your effect.

Create a single Flare-Ball
picture 6: Create a single Flare-Ball

The Flare-Ball itself is just a blue circle with a color grade from blue to white.

Start with two balls in the middle…
Picture 7: Start with two balls in the middle…

Place the balls in the middle, where the effect starts and use motion tween to move them up and down.

… and motion tween them apart
Picture 8: … and motion tween them apart

To avoid abrupt appearing and disappearing of these balls, fade them in and out using an alpha motion tween.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2002-03-22
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experience in Flash and Actionscript for two years
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