Animated GIFs

GIFs are one of the oldest image formats used on the web. Throughout their history, they have served a huge variety of purposes, from functional to entertainment. Now, 25 years after the first GIF was created, they are experiencing an explosion of interest and innovation that is pushing them into the terrain of art. In…… Continue reading Animated GIFs

Parallax Scrolling Sites

Web Designer Wall has this list of Mind Blowing Parallax Scrolling Sites.  Check them out on your phone and your tablet.  Are you taking Web Design, Animation, or Game Programming?  Mind bending!Video games and animation often use parallax scrolling technique to create an illusion of depth by moving multiple layers of images at different speed.…… Continue reading Parallax Scrolling Sites

Star With Your Friends in The Original Star Wars Trilogy from JibJab

You have got to like something at JibJab. Based on the same Flash that we use in class, these folks put together goofy animated adventures. Not all are appropriate for all ages. Some you can customize with photos of your friend’s faces. This time, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of The Empire Strikes…… Continue reading Star With Your Friends in The Original Star Wars Trilogy from JibJab

Muvizu could be the next really fun 3D Tool

Muvizu Welcome to Muvizu, a website set up to facilitate collaborative film, audio and drama projects, providing users with the right tools for the job and a shop window to exhibit their work. The big enchilada is Muvizu 3D, free software designed to let anyone create compelling animations without expensive kit and years of training.…… Continue reading Muvizu could be the next really fun 3D Tool