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You have seen Google adsense use them, infolinks, Yahoo and more advertising platforms and now here is how you can create yours.
In this course you are going to learn how to create the so famous and really important file format THE G I F.
why gifs? if google, yahoo are using them to advertise then its gold, Gif animations are fast, grab attention easly and quickly and very lit, in fact litter than a lot of image formats.
How are you going to create them?
very simple, i cover that in a few videos and the rest, well their a lot of ways to create gif ads the first way you will learn is the standard way, most used and likely what you will be using most of the time, but their is that time when u want a gif from a video, may be just a segment from a video of your cute cut doing funny things on video and you want to share it on your twitter, Google plus or imgur dot com and uploading a video may not get it viral as it would be, you just want people to look have a laugh and share with out having to wait for the video to buffer, or wait till flash player installs or updates, well i will show you how to create .gifs from video files, so take this course and start making your blog or website go viral with your crazy awesome and funny gifs.
is your need online advertising? its covered, you will learn about good banner design for advertising and most popular dimensions for banner ads and where to place them.
remember gifs are image formats and any device that is capable of displaying images should be able to display gif animations, and so should different kinds of browsers so you are covered with compatibility issues.
Making money online
almost every website, blog you will see some kind of advertisement and 70% of search ads is likely to be gif banner ads, so that means if people are advertising that much with gifs, their is need for people who make such ads and if you look around very well their are a lot of people willing to pay good money for the skill, so take this course and may be you could be a few dollars richer from attaining a new skill
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|Section 1: introduction|
Why Gif bannersPreview
Looking at the most and recomended banner dimensionsPreview
a brief look at the interface and the animation panelPreview
|Section 2: Drafting the storyboard and arranging layers for animation|
Check the resources to find the gif example of what we are going to work with
In this lecture we shall take a look at
you will find the google page design in the resource files, if you don't wish to go through the process of designing it from scratch just grab it and start from their
You will learn how to arrange layers and prepare them for animation.
creating the search results page, and adding a call to action button
|Section 3: Creating the animation for the horizontal, or leader banner|
in this lecture we shall take a look at what you will need to complete this course smoothly
in this lecture we shall take a look at animating the first slide of the gif.
You will learn:
in this lesson we shall animate the google page:
what you will learn:
creating a transition from one slide or animation to another
In this lecture we shall animate the search results page:
you will learn how to use smart objects for effective gif animations of banner animation
In this lesson you will learn animating layer styles to change the color of the call to action buttons so that you can make your banners grab more attention
in this lesson you will learn how to export your gif while maintaining the their quality, and making them loop
in this lecture you will learn another way to animate your banner ads in photoshop using the frame by frame stye of animation
Converting video files to Gif animations
|Quiz 1||2 questions|
how would you covert a video file in to a gif
|Section 4: Creating The popular skyscrapper banner ad|
animating the vertical banner or skyscraper banner
|Quiz 2||1 question|
how would you savea gif that automatically loops everytime
i am a graphics designer and animator skilled in Photoshop, after effects and blender, i have been in the field of motion graphics and animation for over five years, with 3 of those years at a television network here in my country, as an animator i create templates for TV bumpers, lower 3rds, if am not using photoshop for billboard design am using it to create textures for my 3d models i create in blender and sometimes in cinema 4d i occasionally do copyrighting, camera work mostly for music videos and documentary mostly with the canon D series, i.e the canon 5d mark ii, 5d mark iii, 60d and the 7 d