Create twinkling stars animation in photoshop imageready

Photoshop provides facility to create animation or gif file using imageready. Here we are going to create twinkling stars background.

twinkling_stars
twinkling_stars

1. Open new document and fill black color in it using paint bucket tool.

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new document

2. select star brush if not available in photoshop then you can download it.

brush_tool
brush_tool
star brush
star brush

3. Take new layer and Using brush draw stars on screen.(Make sure your foreground color is white.)

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twinkling_stars

4. go to imageready by clicking jump to imageready symbol in tools or press ctrl + shift + M.

jump to imageready
jump to imageready

5.In imageready there is animation pallet on left, below tools. if it is not visible then go to window->animation.

animation
animation

first frame is already present their. now take second frame  in animation pallet.

new frame
new frame

6. take move tool from tools.

move tool
move tool

Move star layer to little upper right corner.

move stars
move stars

7. Then in animation pallet for each frame select frame delay time.

frame delay time
frame delay time

Then play or stop animation from animation pallet.

play animation
play animation

8. save animation and to save it as gif go to file->save optimized as or press alt + ctrl +shift +s. give name to file and save it. then to view gif file open it in any browser.

save gif
save gif

Final

twinkling_stars
twinkling_stars

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