Turn Your Illustration into an Animated GIF with Photoshop

Carmela Caldart, Illustrator

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6 Videos (33m)
    • Introduction

    • Planning and Sketching

    • Illustrating on Photoshop

    • Layers of Movement

    • Animating with the Timeline Tool

    • Exporting and Uploading your GIF

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About This Class

Learn how to create an illustration and turn it into an animated GIF in a few simples steps - illustrator and designer Carmela Caldart describes her process for going from a digital illustration to a simple animation. In this 30-minute class, you’ll learn to plan, sketch, illustrate and animate your own self-portrait.

You will dive deep into: planning your animation, illustrating on Photoshop or Procreate, animating through Photoshop, and exporting your GIF for use on social media and online.

This class is perfect for illustrators who want to give their work some movement and life, as well as anyone who is interested in very simple animation. The class is very straightforward and detailed, and no previous knowledge is required - all you need is a pencil, Photoshop, and a drawing tablet!



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It was a really useful class, i was always using Adobe Aftereffects for very smooth movements also which was taking a lot of time and was heavy for the pc, but by this method i can make smooth movements so fast and nicer. thanks for sharing your good skills
Such a simple but knowledgeable teaching style. Really enjoyed the class and am very inspired to make my own, thanks!
Amazing class! Very clear, I love it! Thank you!





Carmela Caldart



Hi, I'm Carmela! I'm an illustrator and designer from Brazil, currently and luckily living in Barcelona.

I'm a lover of traveling, bike riding, and making GIFs nonstop. 


I've recently launched my first Skillshare class - Turn Your Illustration into an Animated GIF with Photoshop - and would love some feedback! Head over to the class and take a look :)

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