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April 16th, 2007, 09:38 AM
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READ** I HAVE 3 LAYERS PLZ LOOK OVER THIS>>> YOU ONLY NEED 2 layers!

as in lesson 1

open new layer make it 150 x 21


click ok

now u will have a new layer
click on the color box and choose a color


choose a color and fill your layer with that color using the paint bucket tool



click on dialogs in the layer window and select "layers"
you will be able to see all of your layers now

right click on your layer and click layers>duplicate
u will have 2 layers

close the eyes on the 1st layer by clicking on it and click the last one..
(look over the extra layer..sorry)


change the color (something that will stand out from your 1st color)


zoom in (shown in pic)
click on dialog, brushes
choose square 5 x5 space... 150


go back to your layer and click the top left corner keep holding down and drag all the way across to the right
you should have


go ahead and do this all the way around going clock wise

go back to all of your layers window and close the eye on the bottom layer (the one you just worked on)
open the eye on the top one
(look over my extra layer)


use your brush again and go around clockwise only SKIP the 1st block and start on the 2nd block


click the text tool and type out something (As in lesson 1)
duplicate this text layer

close eyes on one background layer and 1 text layer

right click on the background layer and merge all visible layers

close that eye and open the eye of the text and background layer
open all eyes
merge visible now you should have


in your layer menu
filters>animation> animation difference
u will now have a new smaller layer

file> save as>

choose gif and save


see pic^ option 2, then option 1, export

see pic^
and your done!
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April 16th, 2007, 11:45 AM
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i just can't seem to figure this out!!!

no matter what i do it doesn't turn out right!!



good lessons though!! if i could only figure them out...haha
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April 16th, 2007, 12:20 PM
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ok i got it!!




(this is like the 3rd one! lol) i'm not too happy with it! i'm gonna play around some more but yay!


thanks for doing these!!
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April 16th, 2007, 12:26 PM
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yay u did it! this was my 2nd ever GIMP blinky too so I am still learning... Im going to post another way to do the blocks ... this is easier but I prefer personally a different way.. so ill post it too
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April 16th, 2007, 02:56 PM
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i really like how you did yours!!

is there anyway to make the dashes instead of using blocks!!


ahh i'm so excited i can't stop making them!! haha
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