Star Dusting Morphimation
I created the above text banner above quick and easy using the following star image and morphed Animated using the clipboard.
I annotated the text on the XC black background.
I then go to the Composite Tab and rotate 90 and composite SCREEN the following stars image in several angles and changed the gravity.
I OUTPUT selecting CLIPBOARD instead of the
default multi-frame file. This will be frame #2 of
Choose an output image format and set any optional image attributes below. Some attributes are only relevant to specific output formats. Next, press output to convert your image to the selected format. The image is converted and you are given an opportunity to download it to your local area.
Click the second output screen where you click
on the image to view it with it's own URL.
Congratulations! You have now put the image you
just made on the ImageMagick Clipboard!
I am presently at the 2nd output screen. Now that we
have the image on the clipboard waiting for us.
I stop and hit my back key until I
am at the screen where I did my first Composite. I composite SCREEN several times in different angles than the first image that is on my 'clipboard'.
Now I click on the F/X tab
I put 1 in the parameters text area
I select the Morph radio button
I check mark the box
"use clipboard image as source for F(x)."
Puts me back in View / Paint again
Congratulations! You have now taken the
image off of the clipboard and morphed it
with the current image!
To add special effects to your image, enter your effects parameter and method. Note, only methods denoted with an asterisk require a parameter value. Next, press effect to continue.
Next I Output
Since this is a XC image we need to define the file format. We need to select the file format of .gif again since it is animated.
I type in 44 in the delay text area
You can leave it set as clipboard or change it to multi frame file. It does not make a difference.
Output and save to my webhost
Completed image at the top of this page.
You can "Stardust" whatever you like.
Text, A Name Banner, An image.
Make a animated tile or background.
It's fast and easy using morphimation.