Glitter Sig 1

For this tutorial you will need:
ANIMATION SHOP
PLATTHAND AND FAERIE FONTS


 

OPEN ANIMATION SHOP

NOW GO TO FILE - NEW   I TYPED IN 300 X 300

 

CLICK ON YOUR EYE DROPPER ICON AND PLACE IT OVER YOUR COLOUR BOX ON THE LEFT -  CHOOSE YOUR COLOUR FOR YOUR GLITTER SIGNATURE 

 

CLICK ON YOUR TEXT ICON AND TYPE IN YOUR NAME - PRESSING YOUR SPACE BAR TWICE SO WE DON'T LOSE THE BEGINNING OF OUR SIG - SEE BELOW - USE A MIXTURE OF CAPITALS LETTER AND SMALL CASE TO GIVE YOU THE FLOWING LOOK

ABOVE IS NOW WHAT WE HAVE ON OUR WORK SPACE

STILL ON YOUR TEXT ICON CHANGE OVER TO THE FAEIRIE FONT AND TYPE IN THE CAPITAL LETTER F SIZE 72 - THIS WILL GIVE YOU YOUR FAIRY

THIS IS NOW WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE

WITH THE WORK SPACE ACTIVE GO TO EFFECTS - INSERT IMAGE EFFECT

 APPLY BELOW SETTINGS

BELOW SETTINGS GIVES YOU 13 FRAMES IN TOTAL - CLICK ON YOUR CUSTOMIZE BUTTON

IT WILL BRING UP THIS BOX

ABOVE IS HOW I HAVE MINE SET UP - THE CHOICE IS YOURS THOUGH - THE RANDOM OPACITY CHECKED DETERMINES THE DARK BITS IN THE SIG WHICH WILL GIVE IT A BETTER GLITTER EFFECT  CLICK OK ON BOTH BOXES

NOW GO TO VIEW - ANIMATION   HIGHLIGHT YOUR FIRST FRAME AND DELETE THIS ONE AS IT DOESN'T HAVE ANY EFFECT APPLIED TO IT

WE WILL CROP AWAY OUR UNWANTED SPACE NOW BY CLICKING OUR CROP ICON    MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL YOUR SIGNATURE IN THE BOX THEN DOUBLE CLICK INSIDE THE BOX TO CROP

THIS IS NOW WHAT YOU WILL HAVE SO ALL WE NEED TO DO NOW IS SAVE OUR WORK

FILE - SAVE AS

 

Tutorial written by RobbieFan 2002.
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
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