- For each Mograph Challenge you can use…whatever software you want to create your animation,…whether that be Flash, After Effects, Blender,…Cinema 4D or any others, you should already…be familiar with basic animation principles,…so if you need to polish up on these…check out Lynda.com's animation course list…to refresh your skills.…The specific goal of each five day challenge is to create…a short animation that you'll then convert to a GIF.…The standard method of this conversion…is through Photoshop, also a popular topic on Lynda.com.…
So "Why GIFs?" you may ask.…Well, for one, it's a hugely popular file format…for sharing animation on the web.…It also adds to the constraints that will make…the challenges even more interesting…and, in some ways, more exciting.…Since we're working in the GIF format,…you'll not only be limited by the day's theme,…but also by the animation length and the file size.…Most GIF hosting sites have an animated GIF file size limit.…Tumblr.com, for example, has a file size limit of 2mb.…
Skill Level Intermediate
Mograph Techniques: Creating a Sports Bumperwith EJ Hassenfratz2h 25m Intermediate
5-Day Mograph Challenge: Animated Iconswith EJ Hassenfratz26m 55s Intermediate
5-Day Mograph Challenge: Animation Fundamentalswith EJ Hassenfratz33m 14s Intermediate
1. Animated GIF Challenges and Solutions
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