Life is Like....

You will need PsP X & Animation Shop. Font and tube of choice. Unplugged Effects Plugin filter here. For help on installing filters here is a tutorial i wrote on how to install them. You will also need my template here.
I am using an image from my Edward Reed CILM licensed package. Please visit CILM to obtain your own licensed package to work with Edward's artwork.
Let's Begin


Open the tube you will be using.
Open up my template, windows duplicate and close the original.
Click on Sky layer . Layers, duplicate
Click on Sky layer . Effects/Plugins/Unplugged effects snow and enter 4
Click on Copy of Sky. Effects/Plugins/Unplugged effects snow and enter 10
Adjust/Brightness and Contrast/Brightness/Contrast Brghtness -10 and Contrast 0.
Click on Snowbank layer to make active.
Click on your tube, back to our canvas. Edit paste as new layer. Image resize if needed , all layer unchecked.
Effects/3d Effects/drop shadow with these settings.

Add some accents if you'd like.
Add your text, your text effects.
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
We are ready to animate.
--Hide Copy of Sky. Edit copy merged. Open up animation shop. Edit paste as new animation. Back to PsP.
--Hide Sky and unhide Copy of Sky. Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
File, optimization wizard, save and you're done!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.
 

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11/22/2006