Animated Flash stickers

In this short tutorial you'll be creating an animation that features a vector graphic (which can be replaced with one of your own choice) that's peeled off the screen just like a vinyl sticker. It's a simple effect, but it's also very adaptable to different content and can surprise your visitors. This sticker effect can give static vector images a life of their own, embellishing whatever they're stuck on to, or act as a call to action, like the email link created here.

This tutorial also demonstrates how masks can be used creatively to change the nature of what they are masking. By using two simple rectangular masks, you can create a believable peeling animation. One mask reveals the front of the sticker while the other simultaneously hides the reverse side and, as you swap from one to another, the sticker magically gets peeled on to your computer screen.

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