Simple Animation

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 8 or 9
The butterfly image. Right click and save to your hard drive

I HAVE TAKEN A LOT OF SCREEN SHOTS FOR YOU, HOPE THIS MAKES IT EASIER FOR YOU TO FOLLOW

PLEASE USE ABOVE IMAGE FOR THIS TUTORIAL ISN'T SHE BEAUTIFUL

OPEN YOUR BUTTERFLY IN ANIMATION SHOP

 GO TO EDIT - COPY

 PASTE - AS NEW IMAGE IN PSP 8 OR PSP 9 (AS TAUGHT IN PREVIOUS LESSONS )

 IF YOU DON'T OPEN IT AS DESCRIBED YOU WILL END OF WITH A WHITE BACKGROUND WHEN YOU SAVE YOUR WORK

  

WE NEED 4 OF ABOVE SO GO TO  SHIFT KEY + D ON KEYBOARD 3 TIMES

FIRST BUTTERFLY WE DO NOTHING BUT SAVE IT AS A PSP IMAGE

CHECK YOUR OPTIONS SO IT WILL OPEN IN ANIMATION SHOP

BUTTERFLY TWO - MAKE SURE IT IS ACTIVE AND SELECT YOUR DEFORMATION ICON

PSP X users select the PICK TOOL (which may be under the mover tool)

THE IMPORTANT PART HERE IS THAT WE MOVE ONLY THE NODES AT THE SIDE OF YOUR IMAGE ANY MOVEMENT TO THE TOP NODES WILL GIVES US A JUMP IN OUT BUTTERFLY WHEN WE GO TO VIEW IT ANIMATED

GO TO VIEW - RULERS - THIS WILL GIVE US A BETTER GUIDE

GENTLY DRAG IN YOUR BUTTERFLY WINGS IN AT BOTH SIDES - SEE BELOW

GO TO FILE - SAVE AS BUTTERFLY 2

FOLLOW ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE NEXT TWO BUTTERFLIES - EACH TIME BRINGING IN HER WINGS SLIGHTLY MORE SLIGHTLY MORE

BUTTERFLY 3

BUTTERFLY 4

 

YOU SHOULD NOW HAVE YOUR FOUR BUTTERFLIES SAVED IN A FOLDER

WE WILL ANIMATE HER NOW

IN ANIMATION SHOP GO TO FILE - ANIMATION WIZARD

THIS BOX WILL APPEAR - FOLLOW BELOW

NEXT

NEXT

NEXT

I PUT IN 15

ADD IMAGE

BROWSE FOR THE FOLDER YOU SAVED YOUR BUTTERFLIES IN - HIGHLIGHT THEM ALL OR ADD ONE BY ONE AND CLICK OPEN

THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE NOW SEE BELOW

NOW GO TO VIEW - ANIMATION

GO TO FILE - SAVE AS

 

Tutorial written by Shell. Updated for PSP 8 by Lyn
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
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