Tag: animated gif

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

I’ve been thinking about the sky a lot lately, although I’m not entirely sure why. It’s not like I actually look at it all that...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

Above is the first gif that I’ve made. It uses the most basic animation technique, as it simply consists of two alternating images, flashing to...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

When we first started making animated GIFs in Photoshop, I had no idea what direction I wanted to take mine, but I was excited by...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

    My plan with these gifs was to practice my skills with Photoshop. I’ve had experience with gif-making in Photoshop before due to some...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

  I had nothing more than a few hours’ worth of Photoshop experience at the beginning of this course. Since creating an animated GIF was...

Digital Tools: The Art of The GIF

My plan for the animated GIF assignment, as it has been for all of my assignments thus far in Digital Tools, was to create cohesive...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

This glitch gif started as a cut-out mask of my image from the original photo.  This I layered over a stock photoshop background.  I saved...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

I am going to be very transparent in this post: learning the ropes of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects was quite a long and perilous...

Digital Tools: The Art of The GIF

  The inspiration for this gif originated from one of the brushes I created in Photoshop. I designed this brush after the cross hatching drawing...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

For the first gif, my plan was to be make a gif with alternating patterns based on the brush I created for the first assignment....

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

  This is one of my earlier tries to create gifs.  This gif is designed to have a foreground layer and a background layer, just like...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF   I can’t say that I was inspired by one artist per-say, but more so a specific style....

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

  The above GIF was inspired by Joe Maccarone, a Baltimore illustrator who is known for his surreal animated GIFS. His GIFs usually feature several cartoony illustrations...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

This GIF was inspired by Valentine’s Day–and the notion that love can cross boundaries no matter where or from who the love comes from. Also,...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

I used one of my favorite tiles for the Gif above. What I really became interested in, and what is very evident in the Gif...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

For this project, I was inspired by a variety of sources. For the first gif, Windows, I was inspired by the shadows of my windows...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

  An artist that has inspired me is Patakk.  Their work is geometric and tends to shift between different shapes.  I like the simplicity of the...

Digital Tools: The Art of the GIF

This was the final GIF I made. It originated from a brush I made that depicts the shape of cattails, and I used the Fractal...