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How to make Gunfire and Tracer Fire!
Old 03-22-2007, 07:25 PM #1
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Default How to make Gunfire and Tracer Fire!

Ok, how to make gunfire. WARNING!! I use Paint Shop Pro (the Poor man’s PhotoShop), Photoshop has the same functionality, I just don’t know the menu’s.
Start with a picture. Add a Raster Layer (Make sure it is Transparent).



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Click the “spray Paint” and adjust using the “Tool Options Pallet”.



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Old 03-22-2007, 07:28 PM #2
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Choose your color using the color options pallet;








Paint a cone shaped yellow blot from the barrel of the rifle;







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Change Colors and using white, make a smaller white color cone inside the yellow cone.



Using the layer options pallet, drop the transparency down to about 85% (that’s why you needed to paint this on its own layer. If it was on the picture, the shot and the picture would become more transparent!)


Now go to Effects> Blur> Gaussian Blur and using your own judgment blur your flash.



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It shows you how the blurred image will look;



VIOLA! Gunfire!!!!



To make tracer fire, start at step 1 and do the steps over again, using red instead of yellow and white. Also, don’t drop the transparency of the layer. And increase or decrease the level of the Gaussian blur.



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Old 09-18-2007, 05:35 PM #6
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Ok.. wtf is a raster layer?

I want to learn how to do this for use in my next diorama. I can't find raster layer on photplus.
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