Thursday, January 16, 2014

First step toward a children's book app

My very first animated .gif !


I've been kind of watching illustrator Will Terry's progress on creating children's book apps. Also looking around a tiny bit on Google's app creator. Tonight I searched "animation software" and discovered that the illustration software I've been using all along, GIMP, can do animated .gifs. So I watched this short tutorial on YouTube...


... and then created the swimming fish up there.

I have a long way to go toward a children's book app but I'm gonna get there.

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  1. Hi Cheryl, Great tip, I've been using gimp for awhile, basically for basic stuff... this little tip you've shared was excellent

    Olivia

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    1. Thanks Olivia. My son dislikes gimp because he's only used photoshop. I dislike photoshop because I've only ever used gimp. The silly thing is their basic functions are both pretty similar.

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