How to create gif animation in photoshop
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How to create gif animation in photoshop

A guide on how to create gif animation in Photoshop and how to convert video to gif
3.1 (7 ratings)
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Created by businge ismail
Last updated 6/2015
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • to create animated gif images
  • convert video to gif
  • use key frame or frame by frame animation in photoshop
  • use photoshops interface and tools
  • know the webstandards for banners and gif animation
  • learn how o export and optimize gifs for web and devices
Requirements
  • we look at the basics of photoshops too so you dont need to be a photoshop expart
Description

This is a great course for everyone trying to learn a new skill for them self.

Gifs are one of the most common advertising formats used online.

gifs are supported by google adwords and more advertising platforms. and if you are in the field of online marketing or have an online business, blog or website at some point you will need to use animated advertising and one of the best formats, loads quickly no plugins required by the browser to load, is gif.

You will eventually need custom animated banners for your business, so this is an absolutely a great course to own and a great skill to have.

So what is it all about?

You've almost certainly come across animated banner advertising banners on websites, blogs, forums and social media platforms like, google+, twitter, tumblr and more.

Because they are animated images, they instantly draw the peoples attention and encourage visitors to click on them and they also show more information than regular image formats like jpeg, png or tiff, since they show more than one frame and are not static.

What is required for the course?

any photoshop version from adobe photoshop cs3,

no prior photoshop knowledge is required as we go into the basics of photoshop briefly

What you will learn

  • the basics of photoshop
  • the standards of web advertising
  • using frame by frame and keyframe animation in photoshop
  • converting video to gif
  • importing and editing video in photoshop
  • creating gifs in photoshop
  • exporting and optimizing gifs in photoshop

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P.S once you have created your first gif, be sure to share it with us in the course discussion area.

Who this course is for:
  • i will be using adobe photoshop cs5.5 but photoshop c3 and above can do.
Course content
Expand all 18 lectures 01:14:22
+ welcome and introduction to gifs
3 lectures 03:54

Welcome to how to create gif animation in photoshop.

Preview 00:43

In this lesson lets look at the web standards for gifs, gif format, gif images, and gif animated images

Preview 02:42

which of the following advantages is not true about gifs

which of the following advantages is not true about gifs
1 question
+ A brief look at photoshop's workspace, panels and tools
5 lectures 15:59

Before we go any father lets first take some time to explore photoshops workspace and the different panels we are to use in creating our animated gif image.

Preview 03:42

Most of the tools in photoshop are located in the tools panel which we shall look at now.

Preview 01:37

for this lecture lets look at where the most work in creating our gif image is going to happen, the animation panel

looking at the animation panel
08:31

Lets look at what we learnt in the previous chaper

and the keynotes to take note of when creating gif images, animations in photoshop

chapter one overview
00:15
+ the different ways to animate in photoshop
5 lectures 35:23

in this lecture we are too draft and prepare layers for animation and export as gif format

drafting the animation
07:02
there

are different ways to animate gifs in Photoshop and in this lesson we are going to take a look at the first kind of animation keyframe based animation in Photoshop

example one keyframe animation
10:11

in this lecture we shall take a look at the other way to animate gif in photoshop, using frame by frame animation

frame by frame animation
09:24

After successfuly creating our gif animation lets look at exporting and optimizing the gif in Photoshop for web and devices

exporting and optimizing
08:34

Lets look at what we learnt in the previous chaper

and the keynotes to take note of when creating gif images, animations in photoshop

chapter two review
00:12

What are the two ways to animate in photoshop

What are the two ways to animate in photoshop
1 question
+ Coverting video clips to gif animation
4 lectures 18:41

Gifs can be used for alot of thing and if you want to use gif to broadcast a message you already have in video format, in this lecture we shall take a look at how to convert video clips to the .gif format

converting video to gif
04:59

In this lecture we use after effects to create our animation so that we remove the constraints of animating in photoshop.

Using after effects to animated the gif
12:30

Lets look at what we learnt in the previous chaper

and the keynotes to take note of when creating gif images, animations in photoshop

chapter three review
00:09
lecture
01:03

how woud you import a video into photoshop

how woud you import a video into photoshop
2 questions
+ conclusion and thank you
1 lecture 00:25

thank you for taking this course on how to create gif animations in photoshop in this lecture we shall conclude our course

conclusion
00:25