Exporting your frames as Photoshop layers


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Exporting your frames as Photoshop layers

In this movie, we'll export our artwork as independent Photoshop layers that we can then animate in the next chapter, and you do that by going up to the File menu and choosing the Export command. And the first thing you want to do, is change your file type from whatever it is by default to Photoshop.psd, and I'm going to go ahead and name this file pixel based trails, and you want to turn on the use art board's check box. That way, you'll get a Photoshop image that is every bit as big as your Illustrator artwork.

Then click on the Export button. Next, you want to make sure that the color model is set to RGB. A resolution of Screen is fine for this, because after all, we'll ultimately be creating a work of GIF animation. You want to set the resolution to Screen, 72 ppi, which is exactly what you need in order to create the final animated GIF file. Then select the right layers option, and turn on the maximum editability check box, and because we don't really have any type, you mi...

Exporting your frames as Photoshop layers
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Exporting your frames as Photoshop layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing and Animating a Mind-Bending Illusion

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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