Sweet Dreams

You will need PsP X/Animation Shop. Font, tube of choice and my template. I am using a tube from my Dave Nestler CILM licensed package. Please visit CILM for information on obtaining your own license to create with Dave's work.
Open the tube you will be using in PsP. Open my template. Windows duplicate and close the original.
Click on your tube to make active. Edit copy back to our template. Edit paste as new layer.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Add your main text as vector, image free rotate /left 90 degrees. Layers/convert to raster.
Add your text effects.
Add your second text as vector, image free rotate/left 90 degrees. Layers/convert to raster.
Add your text effects.
Edit copy, edit paste as new image.Edit copy.
Open up animation shop.
Edit paste as new animation.
Right click on F:1 and select duplicate selected. Right click again and select duplicate selected. For a total for 3 Frames.
Edit, select all.
Effects, Apply Image Effect.
With these settings.

Click on the customize tab with these settings.

Click ok and ok again.
Back to PsP.
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
Hide Ani3 and Ani2 Layers.

Edit, copy merged. Back to animation shop.
Edit, paste as new animation.Back to PsP.
Hide Ani3 and Ani1 layers. Unhide Ani2.

Edit, copy merged.Back to animation shop.
Edit, paste after current frame. Back to PsP.
Hide Ani1 and Ani2 layer. Unhide Ani3.

Edit, copy merged. Back to animation shop.
Edit, paste after current frame.
In animation shop make sure your onionskin is enabled. To be sure.
View/Onionskin/enabled.
Click on our text that we applied the noise to. Edit, select all. Edit copy.
Back to our tag. Edit , select all.
Edit, paste into selected frame.Place on top of your original text. Being as onionskin is enabled as well, it will be easier to place correctly to avoid any jumps in your animation.
If you've misplaced correctly, just edit/undo until you are happy.
File/Optimzation wizard. Save and you're done.
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.


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