Starting your Flash Light Effect
First things first. My Movie is Set at 600 by 300. at 18 fps. with a Background
Grid Spacing is set to 18 px.
You'll need to create Three Layers:
- Button (Top Layer) - On / Off Button
- BackDrop (Middle Layer) - Acts like a Masked layer
- Light (Bottom Layer) - Light Source
For all the Layers 'Instert Frame' to Frame 5. (Do not Instert ANY KEYFRAMES, we'll add those later)
Now Lock ALL Layers except 'BackDrop'.
Create a Box with NO OUTLINE. and have the fill in color Black.
|Now Select the Box. Align the Box to Center Top and Middle and Match the Size. Make sure you selected 'Align to Page'.|
With the Box Now fitting the Size of the Movie. You will need to Select the
Select the Fill Color and Choose Black and Make it a Gradient. Make sure its Radial. make Both sides the same Color.
Make there 'Alpha' 25%. Now Change the Fill of the Box to the Color you created.
This makes the Box act like a Masked layer.
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