Creating Your Own GIFs

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

Creating Your Own GIFs

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

GIFs (pronounced like “gift” not like the peanut butter JIF

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) are everywhere these days. From your favorite memes on Facebook, to Boomerangs on Instagram, these short moveable graphics are more popular than ever. In this course, you’ll learn how to make GIFS of your own with the help of Adobe Photoshop.

Please bring a laptop with Photoshop installed.

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Takeaways

  • You’ll learn how to storyboard and plan for your GIFs.
  • You’ll complete an original GIF using Photoshop.
  • You’ll learn how to turn any video into a Boomerang.
  • We’ll review how popular meme style GIFs are created.
  • Lastly, since saving and uploading GIFs are half the battle, we’ll review best practices and techniques so your GIFs upload every time.

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Prereqs & Preparation

Basic understanding of Photoshop

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