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We're going to make
animated wings which you can use to add to a doll.
Right click on the wings below and save to your hard drive.
Open the wings in Animation shop and go to Edit > Copy.
Now go to PSP and go to Edit > Paste as new image.
This keeps your wings transparent.
We need to have the rulers showing. To do this, go to View > Rulers.
We now need to get copies of our wings so press Shift and D on your
keyboard 4 times.
Click on the first copy of the wings to make it the active frame and
click on the save icon
this as a PSP file and name it frame 1
click on the second copy to make it the active frame and click on the
A box with nodes will appear around the butterfly.
Place your mouse cursor over the right hand node (see screenshot, the
node is circled red) The cursor will change to a double ended arrow.
Now, using the ruler as a guide, drag the node in towards the
On the screenshot, number 1 is where I started and number 2 is where I
dragged the node too. Make a mental note of how many marks you move the
node and repeat for the left hand node.
I moved the node in 3 marks on each side.
Double click on the canvas outside of the deformation box to get rid it.
Save as a PSP file, name it frame 2
Repeat the above steps on the next butterfly but instead of moving the
nodes in 3 marks on the ruler, move it 6 marks on both sides
Again, repeat for the remaining 3 butterfly's but move the nodes in 3
more marks each time.
You should now have 5 PSP files, 1 of the original wings and
4 of "squashed" wings!
Time to make the animation. :o)
Tutorial written by Shell © 2003