Photoshop Tutorial Animation Part-16

Photoshop Tutorial Animation Part-16: in this episode we will do some practical such as blinking eyes, heartbeat, fire.

1) Creating a blinking eyes animation:

  1. Open the required image.
  2. Duplicate the original image.
  3. Filter menu -> Liquify
  4. Close the eye of the image using a forward wrap tool. If needed use other tools also.
  5. Click on the OK button.
  6. If the animation palette does not appear, bring it from the window menu.
  7. Click on the “duplicates current frame” button at the bottom of the animation palette.
  8. Select the 1st layer in the animation palette and hide the 2nd or duplicated layer in the layer palette.
  9. Select the 2nd layer in the animation palette and show the hidden layer.
  10. Now click on the play button at the bottom of the animation palette to see the animation.

# saving the animation:

  1. From the file, the menu chooses to save for web and devices.
  2. Give the required name of your animation under the required location.
  3. Be sure is *.gif format.
  4. Click on the Save button.
  1. Animating a shape(heartbeat)
    1. Choose the heart shape from the shape tool and draw it on the page.
    2. Then apply these effects from the blending option.
      1. Drop shadow:
        Blend mode=multiply, color=red
        Opacity=70%, angle=900
      2. Inner shadow:
        Blend mode=multiply, color=light red
        Opacity=75%, angle=900
      3. Inner glow:
        Blend mode=screen
        Opacity=75%, color=white
      4. Gradient overlay:
        Blend mode=overlay
        Angle=900, scale=100
      5. Outer glow:
        Blend mode=screen
        Opacity=80%, color=white
      6. Satin:
        Blend mode=multiply, color=red
        Opacity=50%, angle=900
        Distance=29, size=54
  • Duplicate the layer for 4 times(or as much as you like)
    • Select 3rd layer from bottom and press “Ctrl+T”.
    • Set the width and height equal to 90 in both in the property bar and press enter.
    • Again select the 4th layer from bottom and press “Ctrl+T”.
    • Set the width and height equal to 80 in both in the property bar and press enter.
    • Again select the 5th layer from bottom and press “Ctrl+T”.
    • Set the width and height equal to 70 in both in the property bar and press enter.
    • Now jump to ImageReady.
    • In the animation, palette duplicate the frame 3 times so that there would be 4 frames.
    • Select 1st frame in the animation palette hides all the layers except the background and smallest shape in the layer palette.
    • Select 2nd frame in animation palette hides all the layers except background and 2nd smallest shape in the layer palette.
    • Select 3rd frame in animation palette hides all the layers except background and 3rd smallest shape in the layer palette.
    • Select the 4th frame in the animation palette hides all the layers except background and 4th smallest shape in the layer palette.
    • Now play your animation.

Animated fire:

Photoshop tutorial animation part-15
  • Insert a new page of dimension 600×200 with black color.
    • Insert a new layer.
    • Select 1/5th of canvas size by using the rectangular marquee tool.
    • Go to Filter >> Blur >> Gaussian Blur of radius 15.
    • Duplicate the layer for 3 times by pressing “Ctrl + J”.
    • Hide all the layers except the background and bottom layer.
    • Now choose the smudge tool and set
      Size     = 45
      Strength = 66
  • Now drag the white blur layer from bottom to up to create flame to both directions.
    • Now hide the bottom layer and show the previous layer than the bottom.
    • Repeat the smudging steps. Remember to try and make the flames as similar to the previous ones as possible.
    • Repeat step 10 for the remaining layers.
    • Now bring the animation palette.
    • Click on the new frame button 3 times in the animation palette.

For the first frame only show the bottom layer and for 2nd frame show another layer above bottom layer and so on.

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