All that could be heard in the darkness was my friends and I shouting his name, and the thuds and grunts of Anton wrestling with another guy.
Only a few minutes ago, we’d been standing together drinking beer, when the other guy made the dubious and drunken decision to put his arm around me.
The disintegration of male hygiene and work ethic that occurs when there is (by some counts) a 3:1 female:male ratio should be noted by anthropologists worldwide.
Having grown up in New York, I had taken for granted that people were always striving for something, or at least striving to be striving for something.
The following steps show a simple web banner sized animation using a couple of basic graphics, some text and a logo..
And in that strange and romantic moment I thought, “One day I’m going to put this in a story to explain my convoluted relationship with Russian men.”I should preface this story by saying that I am Russian.
I speak the language, I celebrate the holidays, and when I go back to New York after visiting relatives in the motherland and hand my Russian passport to the Russian customs official at border control, watch him quickly flip through it, and then haughtily sneer at me as he asks “, where’s your visa?
This produces a single layer that will form the final frame and I chose to display this for 4000ms. This opens a preview dialog with self explanatory buttons to play the animation.
If something doesn't look right, it can be amended at this point. Note: The animation sequence is set in the order that the layers are stacked in the palette, starting from the background or lowest layer and working upwards.The ms stands for milliseconds and each millisecond is a thousandth of a second.