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Subject: FLASH: please check this 3D spinning "K"
From: d.l.cheseldine
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 18:41:01 +0100

Please look at my attempt to create a 3D spinning "K".

I think 20K is rather large for this movie - it's only 18 frames long (18
separate stages of rotation). Here's how I did it - any advice very

I copied and pasted my graphics from MacroModel. Once pasted in Flash, I
then did a "Trace Bitmap" operation on it choosing after some time
"1,1,tight,many corners" as my parameters. After this operation, I had a
fairly faithful representation of the gradient shading of the original, so
I didn't do anything else - I just piled up the graphics on consecutive

I'd like to get the file size down and I'd like to make it look neater. To
be honest I haven't understood some of the advice about recreating the
gradient fills.

Thanks in advance

dave Cheseldine

David Cheseldine | Email: d [dot] l [dot] cheseldineatbham [dot] ac [dot] uk
Multimedia Developer |
Dept of Rheumatology | Tel: +44-121-414-6787
University of Birmingham | FAX: +44-121-414-6794
Birmingham B15 2TT UK

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