Morphing Text

(adapted from Flash 5 by Bill Sanders and used with his permission)




a) Layers

  • this exercise will use three layers background, titles and morph
  • the color palette for this movie will be #8CFF99 - light green, #998066 - light brown and #331900 - dark brown
  • the movie will be 35 frames in length

b) Background Layer

c) Titles Layer

  • click on the Text Tool and select a script font such as "Matura MT Script Capitals"
  • set the font size of 32, the color to dark brown and use Bold
  • place the title "Mount Royal Collegiate Computer Animation 20" at the top of the stage (see Diagram 1)

d) Morph Layer

Morphing Text Movie

Diagram 1

Diagram 2

Diagram 3

e) Morphing Outlined Text to Outlined Text

  • click on frame one
  • select a bright pink color in the Stoke Color Well

Morphing Outlined Text

Diagram 4

Diagram 5

Diagram 6

f) Morphing From Text to Graphic

Morphing Text to Graphic