Create an Animated GIF: From Sketch to Posting | Vanessa Blokland | Skillshare

Create an Animated GIF: From Sketch to Posting

Vanessa Blokland, 2D Animatior & Illustrator

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17 Lessons (1h 30m)
    • 1. Welcome!

      0:29
    • 2. Lesson 1: Sketching & Planning

      3:08
    • 3. Lesson 2: Photo & Document Set Up

      4:15
    • 4. Lesson 3: Image Trace & Brush Tool

      7:19
    • 5. Lesson 4: The Pen Tool

      4:00
    • 6. Lesson 5: Using Separate Layers

      1:56
    • 7. Lesson 6: Colors

      10:46
    • 8. Lesson 7: Colors Continued

      8:42
    • 9. Lesson 8: Adding Text

      4:19
    • 10. Lesson 9: Making Squiggle Text

      2:57
    • 11. Lesson 10: Adding Colors & Background

      7:03
    • 12. Lesson 11: Other Text Options

      4:40
    • 13. Lesson 12: Import to Animate

      8:26
    • 14. Lesson 13: Animating Part 1

      7:05
    • 15. Lesson 14: Animating Part 2

      9:36
    • 16. Lesson 15: Exporting

      4:38
    • 17. Keep Creating!

      0:24

About This Class

Learn how to create an animated GIF from a sketch all the way to posting it on the internet!

Steps will include:

- Importing a sketch to Photoshop or Illustrator
- Tracing and cleaning up your sketch
- Breaking an image into layers
- Planning your animation
- Creating squiggle text
- Importing the digital file to Adobe Animate
- Creating the animation
- Exporting as an animated GIF
- How to post to Instagram & Facebook which don't support animated GIFs
- Ways to create a GIF without access to Adobe programs

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Vanessa Blokland

2D Animatior & Illustrator

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