Open Paintshop Pro. Go to FILE - NEW
Go to the STYLES/TEXTURE boxes under the COLOUR
Click the little black arrow, and select GRADIENT on both.
Click inside the coloured box and you get this
Click the coloured window and select a rainbow gradient
Go to the TEXT TOOL
inside your new box
You should get this box
Choose your Font, Style and size, then enter your name.
Go to the STROKE/FILL boxes
And select Gradient, click inside both boxes and enter your rainbow
Your name now appears in your text box
To put it into place, drag it over with the MOVER TOOL
Do not deselect yet. Go to EFFECTS on the menu bar, then 3D
- INNER BEVEL, use these selections
Go to SELECTIONS on the menu bar, SELECT NONE
To crop your image to size go to the CROP ICON
hold the left button of your mouse down, start in the top left corner of
your text and drag to to the bottom right corner, making a box around
Double click inside the box you made and you now have your resized text.
To animate it, go to COPY on the
menu bar, then go to FILE - JASC SOFTWARE PRODUCT -
LAUNCH ANIMATION SHOP
When Animation Shop opens, go to PASTE AS NEW ANIMATION
the text will now appear in ANIMATION SHOP.
Go to EFFECTS - INSERT IMAGE EFFECT
you now get this box
Select ROTATE COLOURS, click OK.
You should now have your rainbow text
To check if your animation is working go to VIEW ANIMATION
if you are happy with it, go to FILE
- SAVE AS
Name your file, and save.
Tutorial written by RobbieFan 2002