If you need
help on downloading tubes, see the tutorial on that subject) There
are many types of sparkles, you will have to play around
with the size and type when you start applying them.
Open Paint Shop Pro, and go to BROWSE. Find the image you want to
add sparkles to, or use this one
Click on it and it should open in PSP.
WINDOWS - DUPLICATE and duplicate your image twice
(you should now have 3 images open)
Go to your TUBE TOOL
and click on it, then go to TOOL OPTIONS
your tube menu.
Find your sparkle by clicking on the picture and looking through your
tube menu. When you have selected your sparkle, choose a size you want,
I have chosen 15.
Don't worry if you get the size wrong, just go to undo
Place a few sparkles randomly on the 1st image
Now save that image by going to FILE -SAVE AS - I usually
save in MY PICTURES
Name the file as your 1st image and save .
Save as a JPEG
Go back to your 2nd image and add a few more random sparkles.
Save again as image
2, do this to the 3rd image also.
When you have finished saving, open ANIMATION SHOP
Go to ANIMATION WIZARD
on the menu bar, click on it, and you now have this box,
Check the setting is set at 'same size as the first image frame'
Click NEXT - check TRANSPARENT - click NEXT - Check
'UPPER LEFT CORNER OF FRAME' - NEXT - 'YES PLAY
ANIMATION' - NEXT - click ADD IMAGE. Your MY
PICTURES folder will now open.
Find your 1st image and click on it, click OPEN - your image is
now added in the box
Do this until you have all your images in the box
Now click NEXT and then FINISH
All your frames should now open, check the animation by going to VIEW
ANIMATION on the Menu
Bar, your animation should now be sparkling,
To slow down
the sparkles go to EDIT - SELECT ALL
You will get
you set the number, the slower the sparkles will be.
If you are happy with it, go to FILE - SAVE AS - MY
Name your file and SAVE.
Its not as hard as it sounds lol.