For this tutorial you will need:



Use these settings , (but use a wider size if you have a long name )

Open a name you have already made or go to your

 DROPPER TOOL   and choose a colour for your text by clicking on the colour palette

and then select your TEXT TOOL

You will get this box

Type your text where it says Enter text here

and then choose your Font, Style and Size

Click OK

Your text will now appear on the canvas

Go to EFFECTS on the Top Menu Bar and then INSERT IMAGE EFFECT

You will get this box

Select ROTATE COLOURS and the settings above

and click OK

Now you can view your animation by selecting


If you are satisfied with it go to 'FILE' then Optimization wizard and click here to go to the tutorial that show's you how to make sure your settings are right. This tutorial can take a long time to complete as you've probably just found out and it's not very nice when the optimizer ruins all your hard work

If you are happy with your creation

go to FILE - SAVE AS

Name your file and save

you should now have your Rotating colours text.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial


Tutorial By Helen of Robbie's Creative Retreat/Robbie's 2

Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
Page design SLANT Digital 2005