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Length
4 Sessions
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Credit Eligible Program ($900 USD)
Institution
Ringling College of Art and Design
Subject
Design, Film
Skill Level
Intermediate
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Adobe Photoshop, Animation, Gifs, Video, Adobe After Effects
Course Description

Animated GIFs are kind of like the flipbooks of the digital age. Quick and easy to produce and distribute, but with almost endless creative possibilities, the creation of animated GIFs is a great way to begin to explore both digital and traditional time based media. The popularity of animated GIFs in social media and advertising, the rise of short form video sharing sites like Vine and Instagram, and the ability to easily create short animations and videos with mobile devices make this kind of "micro cinema" an important part of our contemporary media landscape. Course will include introduction to creating GIFs with Adobe Photoshop.

schedule

This course is in scheduled mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about scheduled courses here.

Session 1: Course Intro
Intro to basic Photoshop. Intro to composition, design elements and principles.
Session 2: Ideation for your GIF
Introduction to pre-visualization, sequence and storyboarding.
Session 3: Shoot your GIFs
Creating with basic animation principles such as Timing and Spacing. Stop Motion setup and the basics. How to create stop motion “magic”.
Session 4: Build Your GIFs
Working with Photoshop to create and edit your GIFs.
Enroll for College Credit

Credit Eligible

Kadenze has partnered with Ringling College of Art and Design to offer this program for 3.0 college credits.*

How much does it cost?

This course costs $900 USD to take for college credit.

*Upon completion, this rigorous college-level program will provide credits that are recognized and transferable from the partnering institution. Credit as workload and transferability is defined by the granting institution. Participation in these courses does not represent an acceptance decision or admission from the institution that offers them.

Learning Outcomes

Below you will find an overview of the Learning Outcomes you will achieve as you complete this course.

Certificates
Whenever you complete a course as a premium member, you can earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment .

This course is also part of the Program: Introduction to Motion Design. Earn a verified Specialist Certificate for successfully completing a Program.

These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Credit Elligible Program
This course is one of 3 courses in the Introduction to Motion Design Program and is offered for credits from Ringling College of Art and Design.

Earn a verified Specialist Certificate after successfully completing a Program. And whenever you complete a course as a Premium member, you earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment . These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Instructors & Guests
What You Need to Take This Course
  • Materials: Sketchbook and basic drawing tools
  • Equipment: Scanner, DSLR Camera (or phone) capable of recording 1080p HD video, tripod
  • Software: Adobe Creative Cloud; After Effects, Premiere and Photoshop
Additional Information

Please note: Taking part in a Kadenze course as a Premium Member, does not affirm that the student has been enrolled or accepted for enrollment by Ringling College of Art and Design.

In order to receive college credit for these program courses, you must successfully complete and pass all 3 courses in this program. If a student signs up for the Introduction to Motion Design program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

*Partial credit will not be awarded for completion of only one course.

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