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I've been working on a animated background (similar to the battle backgrounds from Earthbound, example below) for a project that would appear to cycle through different colours in the pallette. Seeing how drawing each frame hand by hand is tiring and unreliable, is there a tool or plugin that would do this for me? I still have cramps...

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21 minutes ago, BoltBait said:

The nearest is probably  "Adjustments > Hue / Saturation".

 

Agreed.

 

Color_Cycling.gif

 

This was created in the following manner

 

1. duplicate the layer (Ctrl + Shift + D)

2. open Adjustments > Hue & Saturation (Ctrl + Shift + U)

3. adding 12 to the Hue. Ok (hit Enter on your keyboard)

4. Repeat 1-3 30 times: [Ctrl + Shift + D, Ctrl + Shift + U, Enter....,]

 

There are 360 hues in the color range. So I'm using 30(frames)x12=360 to create the whole cycle. It's not quite perfect, but very quick!

 

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I have this in my unpublished stock

RotateColor.dll

 

It works better with low numbers of colors.

 

 

Otherwise, create a layer with vertical stripes. Duplicate and use panelling to slide one stripe. Redo till the rotation is complete.

Then use the kaleidoscope with 4 pièces and rotation 45° on each layers

Save as animated gif.

 

animcolors.gif

 

 

Better quality gif

anim_colors.gif

 

 

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Thank you all for the tips! I can finally get that unique 8-bit style (with a little tweaking).

I feel bad for not replying sooner.

(p.s. Madjik, Your plugin works exceptionally with linear gradients! If you can you could add an option to add custom palettes in a specific order to rotate, it would be perfect!)

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12 hours ago, Security-Drone said:

(p.s. Madjik, Your plugin works exceptionally with linear gradients! If you can you could add an option to add custom palettes in a specific order to rotate, it would be perfect!)

I don't get it!

Which plugin ?

-Rotate color

-Panelling

-Kaleidoscope

 

There is a plugin "recolor from palette". Rotate color is most for image with few colors 3 to 20. Test it with a flag (US, UK Fr...).

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