http://www.vb-helper.com/HowTo/movepic.zip Purpose Animate a picture moving. Method Use a timer to move the picture a little bit at a time. Redraw exposed parts of the background. Use BitBlt to perform the drawing. The book "Visual Basic Graphics Programming" describes lots of other graphics techniques. For more information, go to http://www.vb-helper.com/vbgp.htm. Disclaimer This example program is provided "as is" with no warranty of any kind. It is intended for demonstration purposes only. In particular, it does no error handling. You can use the example in any form, but please mention www.vb-helper.com.