Just a Glint

You will need PsP X. Tube ,font of choice and my template.
Ulead's free particle plugin.
I am using a tube from my Olivia CILM licensed package. Please visit CILM to obtain your
own licensed package to work with Olivia's artwork.
Let's Begin.
Open the tube you will be using.
Open my template in psp. Windows ,duplicate and close the original.
Layers, duplicate, Layers duplicate.
Rename your layers starting from the bottom Raster 1, Raster 2, Raster 3.
Click on Raster 1 to make active. Grab your selection tool , rectangle and draw a rectangle
on the left. Do not deselect yet!

Effects/Plugins/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Click on Raster 2.
Effects/Plugins/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Click on Raster 3.
Effects/Plugins/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Grab your mover tool . Right click inside your rectangle and drag to the right side.
Make sure Raster 3 is active still.
Effects/Plugins/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Click on Raster 2.
Effects/Plugis/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Click on Raster 1.
Effects /Plugins/Ulead Effects/Particle with these settings.

Selections, Select none.
Click on Raster 3 to make active.
Click on your tube, edit copy .Back to our canvas. Edit paste as new layer.
Add a drop shadow.
Add your text. Your text effects. Add your bells and whistles. I added a large swirl brush
behind my tube. Changed the blend mode and opacity then erased what i didnt' want. I need
to get some great accents lol.
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
We are ready to animate.
Frame 1: Hide Raster 2, Raster 3.(Unhide Raster 1) Edit copy merged. Open up animation
shop. Edit paste as new animation.Back to PsP
Frame 2: Hide Raster 1, Raster 3.(Unhide Raster 2) Edit copy merged. Back to animation
shop. Edit paste after current frame. Back to PsP.
Frame 3: Hide Raster 1, Raster 2. (Unhide Raster 3)Edit copy merged. Back to animation
shop. Edit paste after current frame.
File, optimization wizard. Save and you're done.


I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.::
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