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How to make instant messaging emoticons for applications like MSN messenger using Macromedia/Adobe Flash.

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Step 1: Ok, we'll start with the head!

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Ok, first we need a head.

1. Draw a yellow circle with a brighter gradient in the middle.

2. Using the Fill transform tool, move your gradient to the right upper corner, like in the second picture.
amakerguy6 years ago
what does the canvas size need to be
Eric95 (author)  amakerguy6 years ago
Sorry for the late reply, any size works.
ok thanks.
Big Nasty 6 years ago
is it emoticons -(i-moh-ti-kons) or emoticions?
emoticons=emotional icons
Nicely done! I might try making an Instructables Robot one if possible.
Everything is possible in flash.
like these
N8MAN sig 1.jpgbomb pose 2.jpg
looks a bit like awesome face from the museum of tolerance if you ask me.