Sunday, June 19, 2011

Have a Lovely Day

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on June 13, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Background scenery
Tiger tubes

Sqirlz Water Reflections, a free program which you can download here

Animation Shop

The tubes & background I used are by Dan Richards.  You will need a license to use which you can purchase here

Open your background image, shift D to duplicate
Close original

Paste your tubes as new layers
Resize as needed

Add your text and © info

Merge all layers

Resize to a normal tag size of your preference


Do Not Close

Open your Sqirlz program
Open the image you just saved

Click on the circle located at the upper left side
Click your way around the water
When you get to your starting point, right click
You'll see lines around the water

Now, look at the tool bar at the top, you want to click on the icon that looks like waves

Click on Motion Type E
Leave everything else at the default settings
Click on the yellow arrow
You'll now see your animation

Click on where it says gif
Click ok
Name & click ok
click ok

Open up your animation in animation shop
Go back to psp and add your name
Copy & paste your name into animation shop
Multiply until you have at least as many frames as your animation has
Select all on both your name and the animation
Drag the first frame of the name onto the first frame of your animation & let go
View your animation to make sure it turned out ok

Leave the frame properties at the default of 10

Save as gif and you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial

I would love to post your result, just email it to me


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