Towering Inferno

Towering Inferno



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Open a document in Paintshop pro 670 x 450 transparent
Paint with color #79A2DF. Rename the layer Sky
Copy and paste the buildings as new layers
Pick Freehand Selection Tool – Point to Point
Select a portion like this as pavement
Fill with color #808080



With Raster Deform Tool – Free Mode
Adjust the right side building, according to pavement



Crop some grass from any picture
Stand on Sky layer
Copy and paste the grass as new layer
Stand on Pavement layer & click in the blue portion
to select like this



Stand on Grass layer
Layers – New Raster Layer
Paint with color #2D2B2B
Selections – Select None
Duplicate the multistoried building 9 times
Rename the layers A1, A2….. A7, A8 & A9
Stand on A1 layer, close A2 to A5 layers
Select the window of a floor

with Freehand Selection Tool


Effects – Plugins – Eye Candy 3.1 – Smoke
Use this setting



 Effects – Plugins – Eye Candy 4000 – Fire
Use this setting


 Keep the selection
Stand on the layer A2
Effects – Plugins – Eye Candy 3.1 – Smoke
Change the Random Seed to 2
Do not touch anything else
Effects – Plugins – Eye Candy 4000 – Fire
Click on Random Seed once
Do not touch anything else
Like this stand on A3 and change Random Seed
Now stand on A4 layer, close A5 & A6
Press Shift on keyboard and select these


Use the same Plugins
Just change the value shown with red circle




Apply this in the layers A5 & A6
Like previous change the Random Seed
In the layers A7, A8 & A9
Use Eye Candy 3.1 Smoke only, with previous setting
Stand in the top layer
Copy & paste the Fire Engine several times as new layers
With Move Tool arrange like this
Rename these layers FB 3 (each layer)



Close these layers
Copy & paste the truck with ladder several times as new layers
With Move Tool arrange like this



Rename these layers FB 1 (each layer)
Open the truck with ladder
Image – Mirror
Copy & paste several times as new layers
With Move Tool arrange like this


Rename these layers FB 2 (each layer)
Close these layers, open top layer of FB 3
Copy & paste the twin fireman as new layer
Below the 1st FB 3 layer few times
With Move Tool arrange like this
Move them towards left a little in each layer



Copy & paste the single fireman as new layer few times
You can use as many firemen as you like
Move them a little upward in each layer



Stand in the top layer
Layers – New Raster Layer
With Rectangle Selection Tool draw a selection like this



Paint with color #E6F4F4
Selections – Select None
Adjust – Blur – Gaussian Blur 1.00


With Raster Deform Tool rotate and place like this
Erase the excess portion if required



 Layers – Duplicate, Image - Mirror
With Raster Deform Tool rotate and place like this



We are done
Now animation

Close all layers except
Buildings, Road, Grass & Pavement
Open A1
Edit – Copy Merged
Paste in the Animation Shop As New Animation
Then close A1, open A2 then A3
Edit – Copy Merged
Paste in the Animation Shop After Current Frame
You have to continue this process
A1, A2 & A3
Open & close FB3 one by one
At the last layer of FB3 Close A1, A2 & A3
Open A4 then A5 then A6
You have to continue this process
A4, A5 & A6
Open & close the firemen
Open & close FB1 & FB2
At the last layer of FB1 open the 1st water jet
At the last layer of FB2 open the 2nd water jet
Remember you have to continue A3, A4 & A5 all the time
After some time close A4, A5 & A6
Open A7 the A8 then A9
Then close A7, A8 & A9

Also close water jets

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