Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Brace Yourselves Ladies.

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Small-Print Tutorial - Getting Animated

On Christmas Eve, perhaps having drunk a little too deeply of the spirit of Christmas, Bart posted a picture of himself pulling a quite shocking duck face.
Save and open in GIMP the picture to the left. Click the Duplicate Layer icon  (or Ctrl+Shift+D or <Layer><Duplicate Layer>). This will create an identical copy of the original "Background" layer, called "Background Copy".
Use the IWarp techniques we introduced yesterday to alter Bart's expression.
When done, click <Filters><Animation><Optimize (for GIF)> and a new "Untitled" image will be created in .GIF format.
Looking in the Layers Window for this new image, you'll see that the layer names include the string "(100ms)".
This means that when displayed, each layer of the image will show for just 100 milli-seconds. Great if you want to hack the web site of the Epilepsy Awareness Foundation, but a bit too fast for us.
Change the name of the bottom layer to include (say) "(1000ms)" and the top layer "(500ms)".
<File><Save As>"Bart_Wink.gif". This will pop up an Export File window. Make sure you select "Save As Animation". Then click <Export> and <Save> again.
Click on Bart_Wink.gif in file manager and tada! Something for the fap folders of all our lady readers.

43 comments:

  1. Nice tutorial, but couldn't you have done this right after christmas?

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  2. hahahaha i love it! probably the best post ever in the history of blogspot.

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  3. thanks for the tutorial lol :)

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  4. I'm absolutely certain he is only winking at me.

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  5. I think I should try gimp. This tutorial makes it really tempting.

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  6. HAHA. Great photo. Thanks for the tutorial too. Peace

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  7. how might this be done in photoshop, and sucio id really like it if u answerd this =] kthx

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  8. oh btw, im about to comment all of your commenters.

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  9. @ Poetry of the Day - I've never tried it in Photoshop so I couldn't vouch for the tutorials out there. My guess is that if you work out how to create a multi-layered image, make sure the layer names have "(NNNms)" timings in them, and then "Save As" something.gif, you'd be good.

    (Be sure to read the small print on the save dialogs - the default may, like in GIMP, be to collapse layers rather than to animate.)

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  10. Why distort such a perfect duckface?

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  11. great tutorial man, love learning about image editing honest

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  12. I heard about that, but never knew how. Thanks.

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  13. if only there were some sort of device to capture moving pictures! then we wouldn't have to create gifs...

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  14. hey :)

    thank you so much for this great and super comment. that was a compliment:) wow really thank you.

    Wish you a great time

    greetings
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  15. nice one man
    thanks for the turtorial

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  16. That guy is a major pimp! I bet he get's all the girls ^_~

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  17. haha thats cool, ill try this out when i get hte programs

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  18. Haha, that's eeh... a really great tutorial! ^_^

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  19. That's fantastic. I use gimp all the time, but I haven't read up on any tutorials yet!

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  20. hehe, nice tips, gonna use this for sure

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  21. Ha ha ha....had to look twice. Thought my eyes were playing tricks on me again!

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  22. You and Bart starting a revolution or something?

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