A beginner’s workshop for making and using gifs on the internet.
Are you a traditional graphic designer who wants to get into digital? Have Photoshop and just want to make your own GIFs? Just want to wow some folks at your workplace? This is the class for you!
In this session, we will cover the basics of making GIFs in Adobe Photoshop and how you can use them across different platforms.
Walkthroughs include: how to make Photoshop animations using both stop-motion and frame-by-frame techniques; exporting videos and GIFs that are high-quality and lightweight; how to use your new GIF skills across the internet, including making Instagram stickers and Slack reactions; how to get started in Adobe After Effects; and how to cheat artfully by making GIFs in Keynote!
We recommend that participants have a basic knowledge of Photoshop. We will work through the process together so please have Photoshop installed prior to logging in. Bonus content, we will additionally be showing you how to use Adobe After Effects and Apple Keynote, so please have those open and ready if you would like to follow along.