Creating a fire animation in Photo-PAINT

Written by Jeff Harrison
March 24, 2012

I’ve used the GIF animation component of Photo-PAINT for quite some time. It’s a bit mystifying at first. The following sample was created in Photo-PAINT X6, primarily using the Smear Tool.

One of the best things you can do to stay same is to assign some hotkeys to rewind or advance single frames. I use the page up and page down keys for that. Seems sensible! 🙂

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Jeff Harrison is a media "Jack-of-all-trades", familiar with most of the major media applications on the Windows platform. Whether it's 2D/print, 3D, audio, video, or web-related - he's working on mastering everything that comes his way. He's a past Alpha and Beta tester for Corel, and has instructed students from all over the world. He runs the popular MacroMonster.com site, the #1 place for CorelDRAW macros. Also check out his youtube page, and his gallery at coreldraw.com.

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