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Avatar and Signature creation Tutorial Part 3: Simple Animation | Alive65

As promised here is a simple animation tutorial.

What you will need to follow this tutorial:

An art package like “Paint Shop Pro” that uses layers and transparencies.

A set of filter plugins like “Eyecandy 4000″.

A gif animation package like “Animation Shop 3″ (Bundled with Paint Shop Pro 9).

 

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Signature Creation Tutorial Part 1: | Alive65

Signature Creation Tutorial Part 1: | Alive65 | Tutorials & How to Guides | Scoop.it

For the benefit of being able to see how to do these things I will be using screen grabs from JASC Paint Shop Pro.

First make sure you have an art package that supports layers, masks and transparencies installed like Adobe Photoshop, JASC Paint Shop Pro, GIMP, etc… 

 

For the benefit of being able to see how to do these things I will be using screen grabs from JASC Paint Shop Pro.

First make sure you have an art package that supports layers, masks and transparencies installed like Adobe Photoshop, JASC Paint Shop Pro, GIMP, etc…
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Firefox Tweaks | Alive65

Some Awesome FireFox Tweaks in no particular order and grouped, more or less, by “areas” effected…

 

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Looking to dump the Bonjour service that comes with iTunes for Windows? | Alive65

Want to install iTunes WITHOUT all the other crap, (namely the useless Bonjour service)?

Here’s how:

 

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How to Enable Dreamscene in Windows 7 | Alive65

How to Enable Dreamscene in Windows 7 | Alive65 | Tutorials & How to Guides | Scoop.it

Dreamscene is a Desktop Wallpaper program that enables an animated image or video to be used as Desktop background. It is an added feature in Windows Vista operating system but was taken out in Windows 7 in favor of Desktop Slideshow, some people though prefer having a video or animation as their Desktop background. This tutorial will guide users on how to enable Dreamscene in Windows 7.

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Avatar and sig creation tutorial Pt 5 : Making a sig or avatar from an AVI clip | Alive65

To try this tutorial out you will need the programs VirtualDubMod and JASC paintshop pro 9 (With animation shop 3 bundled)

Paint shop pro 9 (JASC not Corel)

For a copy of VirtualDubMod a google search will reveal lots of download sites…

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Signature Creation Tutorial Part 2 | Alive65

Now we have our signature base (Or avatar base) and you have arranged the layers the way you want them there are other little things we can do to add a little bit extra

to the look of your signature / avatar.

First we create a new layer by clicking the new layer button found here in JASC Paintshop pro.

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Photoshop Guide – Create A Layer Mask Using A Color Channel Mask | Alive65

Photoshop Guide – Create A Layer Mask Using A Color Channel Mask | Alive65 | Tutorials & How to Guides | Scoop.it

This guide is intended as a simple walk-through for the steps involved in creating a layer mask, utilizing a Channel Mask. Since Photoshop by default creates Channel Masks, it is often advantageous to use one, or more Channel Masks, for a new mask when needed.

 

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How to Write a Tutorial | Alive65

This is a step by step guide on how to create a useful and informative tutorial that anybody can follow.

To create a tutorial you will need an account somewhere like photobucket.com where you can link screengrabs, you will also need to be familiar on how to create useful and effective screengrabs and finally you will need to break the process of whatever you are writing a tutorial about down to logical and easy steps.

 

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How to Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows XP | Alive65

How to Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows XP | Alive65 | Tutorials & How to Guides | Scoop.it

The procedure for creating a bootable USB flash drive for Windows XP is very different from Windows Vista and Windows 7. I had created a separate topic in this board on “How To Create a Bootable Flash Drive for Windows Vista/Windows 7″.

 

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