My First Gif: It’s a Unicorn!

Unicorn Gif image Is your unicorn floating too much?

Unicorn

 

I made my first gif! I did it using Gifninja. It’s part of my Web Design Bootcamp project to create a banner ad. I chose this standard size of 400×240 px. First, I took an painting I made and isolated my unicorn. Then copied it and cropped it differently for my background. I added BaseTwelve font. I created new layers with the parts moved slightly, saved each layer as a jpg and then popped them into Gifninja and they did the rest. This is a great website because they host the image for you and you can adjust the speed of the animation. Ta da.

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2 comments

  1. […] I was inspired by mr. div. and so I was inspired by his hexagon gifs and made one. It’s kind of like Letterpress posters in a way. They have to align otherwise you get this bouncing effect, which may be something to shoot for. I like how the gradients got artifacty. That happens with gifs in the compression of the information. It get’s a bit chunky. If you were wondering, my first gif was part of a website assignment, to help simulate banner ads. See my first gif here. […]

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