Author = Hildi
Skill level = Beginner
You need = PIx3 or a lower version - Gif Animator
Knowledge of how to use PI
Material = here
I hope you have saved the ufo file from the Funny Fish.
If not, there is the original fish in the Material.
Open your ufo fish file in PI.
Open a new canvas - 550x 300 - transparent.
In the layer manager close all the eyes of the water, bubbles and all the duplicates.
Now you have the original fish.
Hold down the Ctrl key and in the layer manager click on each one with an open eye to activate.
R/c on the activated fish and copy.
Paste into the empty canvas.
R/c - merge as single object.
Move the fish to the right - duplicate.
Move the duplicate a bit forward.
Repeat till you have five fish.
Step 5flip horizontally .
Duplicate the fifth fish and with the transform tool
Movw to the end of the last fish.
R/c - duplicate - move forward.
Repeat till you have five fish and being at the beginning again.
Crop the image like this.
Save as ufo
Open the Gif Animator.
Open an existing file.
Close all eyes in the layer manager, except the first.
Add a frame.
Open the second eye - closing the previous one.
Add a frame.
Repeat till you have done them all.
There should be ten frames.
Click on the first frame in the storyline - hold down the shift key - click on the last frame.
R/c - Animation Properties - set the time to 17.
Preview your animation.
If you like what you have created
Save as gif.
Hope you could follow my tut easily.
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