Masking in Flash Hello, everyone!Masking in Flash2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm WooleyWorld and today I'll be running you fellows and females through
the wonderful world of Flash, or at least a particular part of flash
known as masking.
Masking is very useful for many things and is not that difficult to get the hang of. It simply needs to be shown to be understood well.
Masking can be useful for but is not limited to:
- Multi-surfaced shadows
- Complex moving parts, moving across a small surface. (Like screens of computers or interfaces)
- Animating forms like tornadoes and using a tornado shaped mask to get a clean visual.
- Get a lot of things done, while keeping all the "gears" hidden. Keeping your graphic clean.
These are just a few things you can use masking for, but you'll stumble
across more uses as they arise. I find myself c