Thursday, September 26, 2013

How to use animations for PSP tags.

TO ANIMATE using PSP/Animation Shop 3.0

1. Paste your tag as a "new animation" in Animation Shop.
You will need to add the same amount of frames as found in your animation.
Using 14 frames as an example:
Hold your Ctrl key down and repeatedly hit letter L on your keyboard for a total of 14 frames.
You can watch the count on the lower right hand side of your screen in AS.

2. Now open your animation.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

3. Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, make sure Propagate Paste is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.
Position on your tag and click into place.

4. Play and save.
Don't forget to add your name.

5. To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.


Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations or SATC if using a purchased animation.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Saturday, May 11,  2013.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for this!

Evita

Lily said...

Thank you for this tutorial

Simone aka Lorraine said...

you're welcome ladies

Always' Creations said...

thaks for this,sometimes I don't want to use a background

 

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