Blinking Animation

Blinking Animation

For Beginners Only

For this you need Paintshop Pro, Animation Shop
And Wingdings Font

If you don’t have Wingdings Font
Download from here

Open a document 440 x 240 px in PSP
Paint it with black
(You may use any color of your choice)
Layers – New Raster Layer – OK
Close Foreground and Background color is white

Click on Text - Font Wingdings size 14
and type “n” 30 times in your keyboard
Place it at the top with Move Tool

Add another layer
Layers – New Raster Layer – OK
Type “n” 12 times
Image – Rotate – Free Rotate – Left 90

Place it

Layer – Merge –Merge Down
Layer Duplicate
Image – Flip then Image – Mirror
Place it with Move Tool
Layer – Merge – Merge Down

Layer – Duplicate 2 times
Rename the Layers A1, A2 & A3
(Right click on layer – Rename)

Add another layer and in the same way
Create another same design
Only this time Font Size is 11
Duplicate 2 times
and rename the layers B1, B2 & B3

Add a layer, write Merry Christmas
Font your choice
Duplicate 2 times and rename
Text1, Text2 & Text3

Foreground color CDA003
Stay on Layer A1, Close layer A2 & A3
Select Flood Fill Tool
Fill the extreme left box then 4th box
Always leave 2 boxes

Stay on Layer A2, Close layer A1 & A3
Fill the 2nd box from left then 5th and on

Stay on Layer A3, Close layer A1 & A2
Fill the 3rd box from left then 6th and on

Same way Paint with red color B1, B2 & B3
Only this time start it from right

If you face the problem like
All the boxes taking the color like straight line
Undo it, select the layer
Adjust – Sharpness –Sharpen More
Now you can fill a single box

Again go to layers and fill the white boxes
With black color
All A1, A2, A3, B1, B2 & B3

You will get this

Click on foreground
and select Gradient and Rainbow

Style Sunburst, Repeats 1
Select Text1, Selections – Select All
Selections - Float

Fill the selection
Selections – Select None

Just like this fill Text2, only change Repeats to 3
Fill Text3, only change Repeats to 5
Do not touch anything else

Now Close A2, A3, B2, B3, Text2 & Text3

Edit – Copy Merged
Go to
Animation Shop – Edit – Paste – As New Animation
Back to PSP
Close A1, A3, B1, B3, Text1 & Text3
Edit – Copy Merged
Go to
Animation Shop – Edit – Paste – After current Frame
Back to PSP
Close A1, A2, B1, B2, Text1 & Text2
Edit – Copy Merged
Go to
Animation Shop – Edit – Paste – After Current Frame
At Animation Shop
Click here to see the animation

Now save
If you do not know how to save
See my first tutorial – Animation Tutorial


 Alice Taylor. Thank you

 Müşerref Özdaş. Thank you
Msrf Designs

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