Animating a Skater
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Supplies here: Skater Penguin/Graphic
1. Open the background
graphic you are using.
2. Copy and paste the tube of choice or the one I supplied
to the background graphic. *I did not tube it, so please leave
the entire tube as is with the tuber's name, etc.*
3. Open up Animation Shop. In PSP, copy merged and paste
as New Animation in Animation Shop.
4. Go back to PSP..
Move the skater slightly forward like shown below.
Copy merged and go to Animation Shop and paste after current
5. Again, move the skater forward...
Repeat the copy merged, paste after current frame in AS.
6. Continue moving the skater forward until you get
to the end..When you are at the end ready to make the turn,
go to Image, Mirror..The skater will move so you need to
place it back on the turn..
7. Continue moving the skater along slightly --- copy merged
and paste after current frame in Animation Shop...
Again when you come to the turn,
Mirror and place the skater where it should be..
Select All in Animation Shop and go to Animation,
then Frame Properties and change it to 20...This changes the
speed of the animation...
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial !
The little girl skating in the animation below was
part of the graphic..If you want to do something like this..
all you do is by using your freehand tool you surround the girl
as close as you can get it and copy and paste it as a new image..
Then delete her from the graphic..Now you have to clone the area
using the Clone Tool..Paste the girl back as a new layer and use
the same tutorial as above..
2000 *Kath's Tuts & Graphic Designs*