| As we have seen in previous tutorials, Kwik has many pre-configured animations. However, most storybook authors will want to use custom animations as well. One option is to use the Kwik Movie Clip Replacement feature.|
So what is a movie clip. In Kwik, a movie clip is a series of images that when played in sequence create an animation. This type of animation is best used when only a few images make up the animation. For example, on one of the pages of our storybook app, a fly moves across the stage. The fly animation has only three png images. Each image has the wings in a different position. When played in sequence it appears that the fly is flying.
Let's take a quick look at how these png images where created. We start with one image of the fly. Using the Selection tool, we can select one of the wings, cut it from the image and paste it on its own layer in the same position that it was originally on the fly's body. Next, we repeat this for the other wing. We now have the fly's body and each wing on its own layer and we can move the wings independently from the fly's body.
Our first png for the animation sequence will have the wings in the original position.
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