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Adobe® Photoshop® 7.0 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Animating with layer opacity and position

You’ll use a slightly different method for animation in the next facet of the project. This time, you’ll animate a fly-in of a text logo, using a multilayered Photoshop image.

In this part of the lesson, you’ll adjust the position and opacity of layers in an image to create the starting and ending frames of an animation sequence.

Opening the image file and starting the animation process

To get started, you’ll open the new art file and review its current settings.

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In ImageReady, choose File > Open, and open the file Logo1.psd from the Lessons/Lesson16 folder on your hard drive. The logo consists of four different components that reside on separate layers. You’ll compose animation frames that show ...

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