Just posted a free lesson on how to use Photoshop CC to create an animated GIF for high school students on SmartArtTeacher.com Check it out.
I started having students use Adobe Animate CC to create a bouncing character. It's a lot like the bouncing ball animation we did in Photoshop CC 2019 at the beginning of the year. Next year I feel more confident about having students work mainly in Adobe Animate. It took me time to build up … Continue reading Animation Wk 10
Man the year is flying by. I'm at a loss for what week I'm on only that we are currently working on Rotoscoping in Photoshop CC. Rotoscoping is an animation technique of tracing video footage frame-by-frame. It is pretty tedious. I've taught this for the 4th semester. I think I'm getting better at explaining how … Continue reading Animation Wk # I’m not sure anymore
Tex Avery was the opposite of Walt Disney. Great video on the history of Tex Avery.
Green screening project is still going on this week. They are due this week. I think it will be due at the end of class Friday. I still need to teach students how to mask themselves and adjust the settings of the mask to get a cleaner looking mask. This is a good video for … Continue reading Animation Wk 8
This week we are doing some green screen video recording. Students seem to really like taking videos of themselves on my green screen. I made a youtube videos go over what they are doing for their first practice green screen. Then this week they will work on green screen themselves into different background photos and … Continue reading Animation Wk 7
Going to have students continue working on their puppet warp animations. Needs to be 20 frames at 12 FPS, and then they need to work on the audio. I forgot to mention I have a free storyboard sheet in my TPT for download as a PDF. For my smaller groups they will learn how to … Continue reading Animation Week 6