Description: Create a handwritten text effect using masking
Author: John Bezanis
Added: January 23rd 2007
Version: Flash 8
Use the Text Tool to choose a font that looks like handwriting. You can find a ton of fonts at DaFont. Set the text type to static text. On frame 100 or so on the timeline, right-click and select insert frame.
Create a new layer above the layer with text. Right-click the layer name and select Mask. Unlock the layer. Select the brush tool and draw a dot on the beginning of the text. Right-click frame 2 of the recently created layer and select Insert Keyframe. in this new frame, draw the next dot in the series. Continue this until all of the text area is covered. Download the source file below if you get stuck.
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