• Photoshop Tutorial Using the puppet warp tool to create movement

    1 month ago - By The Helpful Art Teacher

    In this video we will create a series of facial expressions, step by step, using the puppet warp tool. For this lesson I created a series of faces, each with a different expression, to generate a GIF, using the timeline in Photoshop. These faces can also be used to create a short animated cartoon in Adobe Animate.
    I initially created a PSD that was 1100 pixels wide and 800 pixels high, twice the size of the default Adobe Animate HTML5 canvas, with a resolution of 300 PSI. My objective was to create a very high resolution file with the same aspect ratio as the one I planned to use for my...
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  • Create a bouncing ball animated GIF in Photoshop

    Create a bouncing ball animated GIF in Photoshop

    1 month ago - By The Helpful Art Teacher

    I created the video below to show you how to create your first simple animation using Photoshop. First, create a PSD with two layers. The ball should be in one layer and the background in another. Move the ball gradually around the screen, saving the image as a PNG file, each time you move the ball. Your objective is to show the movement sequence. Make the balls go in a cycle. In other words, the last image should have the ball positioned almost back to where it started. If you do it correctly, the animation will be able to loop continuously.
    After you have the PNG images you need, save...
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