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37. Animating the Alien

Macromedia Flash is one of the most amazing packages ever produced, and has carved out a particular niche in the market. There isn't any package which come near it for its ease-of-use, and its integration with the WWW. Thus let's see how easy it is to create a basic animation with our alien. First we can cut-out its eyes and hands (or suction pads).

We can then add each of these elements onto their own layers, and generate the following:

this can then give us a Shockwave Flash movie of:

Animating the alien