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In this add-on, you’ll program your model to sashay when it reaches the middle of the stage. First, you’ll need the model to do a little groove. Click on the model sprite. The “change effect by block” from the Looks menu has different effects that will help achieve this. Drag out this block. Right now, it says “change color effect by 25.” Click on the drop down menu to see the different options, and select “whirl.” Click the block to try it out.

If you keep clicking it, your model changes it’s structure to look like it’s shrugging or twisting. Drag out another “change effect by” block and select “whirl.” For this block, change the value to negative 25. Click this block.

It reverses the whirl effect. You’ll want your sprite to whirl a little, then go back to normal. Snap both “change effect by” blocks together, and test your code by clicking on the stack. The code runs so quickly that you can't see it working. Drag out a “wait” block from the control menu to fix this. Place the “wait” block between both whirl effects. Now test your code! When you click on the block stack, the model twists, waits 1 second, and then goes back to normal. Tinker with the values in these blocks to get something you like.

This example will use positive and negative 50 in the “change effect“ blocks, and use 0.4 for the “wait” block. Now you’ll want to place this set of code inside the block stack that tells your model to walk on stage. Place it right after your model makes it to the middle of the stage, which is after the first glide block.

Click the green flag to test your code. Nice! You now have a sashaying model.

Now it’s your turn: Add two “change effect by” blocks and select the “whirl” effect. Then add a “wait” block in between these two blocks.

Add this block stack under your first glide block.

For an added challenge, use multiple whirl effect blocks so your model can dance back and forth.

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Theme Music
Add music to your program that will play while your models walk in the fashion show.
Model Sashay
Program your model to sashay when it reaches the middle of the stage.
Customize Wardrobe
Customize the wardrobe of your models.
For the Camera
Program a cameraman to take pictures of a model when they come on stage.
Opening Curtain
Program an opening curtain for your fashion show.
Balloon Celebration (Challenge)
Program a balloon celebration during your fashion walk.
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