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is what we'll be making.
For this sig tag all you'll need is the following
animated worm and the colour tile. Right click on them and save them to your pc in a folder
of your choice.
Animated worm from
a New Image large enough to support your name.
the colour square and using your dropper tool, right click on the
colour square. This will put the green colour in your bottom colour
Set your top colour palette to black.
Click on your text tool and use the following settings:
add your text
We're now going to add an Inner bevel. Use the following settings.
to Edit > Copy
Animation Shop and go to Edit > Paste as new animation.
Your text will open in animation shop and will be cropped.
the worm in animation shop. Click on the first frame, which is
blank, right click and delete it.
need to duplicate our text so it has the same number of frames as the worm.
The worm has 22 frames. Duplicate your text so it has 22 frames.
OK, now click on the
blue bar at the top of the worm image to make it the active image
and go to Edit > Select All then Edit > Copy.
click on the blue bar at the top of your text image to make it the
active image and go to Edit > Select All then Edit > Paste into
Move your mouse to
where you the want the worm and click once to position it.
Ok, now we need to go
to the last frame, which doesn't have any part of the worm on it.
Click on it to select it and go to Edit > Copy
Now go to frame 1 and
click on it to select it.
Go to Edit > Paste
before current frame.
We now need to set the
Right click on each
frame and set the frame properties as follows:
Frame 1 - 200
Frame 2 - 10
Frame 3 - 10
Frame 4 - 10
Frame 5 - 10
Frame 6 - 10
Frame 7 - 10
Frame 8 - 30
Frame 9 - 20
Frame 10 - 20
Frame 11 - 20
Frame 12 - 40
Frame 13 - 40
Frame 14 - 50
Frame 15 - 100
Frame 16 - 10
Frame 17 - 10
Frame 18 - 10
Frame 19 - 10
Frame 20 - 10
Frame 21 - 10
Frame 22 - 10
Frame 23 - 100
Save your sig and
you're done :o)
hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
Tutorial written by Shell © 2005
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