Filling Text Animation Tutorial
by Storme Designs
This was not my original idea. I saw something similar at
site and tried following their tutorial and couldn't. It
could be that I
have a different PSP version, then they created their tutorial
So, I made this tutorial using a different method, than the one
If anyone has questions, feel free to
write me. Make sure
you put a subject line in like the word tutorial, I delete
unknown mail, due to viruses and spam.
I have made this graphic heavy showing basic PSP tools
You can make the Water fill up or empty or use colors as
in the one I am using for the tutorial.
Open a new image. The size is up to you. I used
I always create a new layer. In case of mistakes etc., you
delete the layer you do not need and redo on a new layer.
First put your foreground to the color black and set your back-
ground to nil [click the end of the second box underneath the
styles box under the Paint Shop color palette, as in the picture
Now, we click on our text tool, which is the letter A in our
Select the font your would like, I used different ones, but the
using below is Vogue. Write your text. I chose size 48.
make it larger or smaller, as you like. Make sure the
black is the stroke
box and the fill box is nil. Make sure floating and
antialias are checked on.
Click okay. Your text should look like the below graphic.
Select None and then
Click on a new raster layer.
Next choose what you would like to fill your graphic with, a
solid color or pattern. I used the floral background on
Click on your magic wand tool and click inside the letters of
Hold down the shift button to select all your letters at once,
want to do them at the same time. Then go to Selections,
and click on Expand or Feather set to one.
Then flood fill your Text.
Now to create the filling or drinking effect.
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This was created with PSP 7 ~