🎬 Funky animated GIF - "Dotted Journey"

in #ntopaz5 years ago (edited)

A few days ago, Ann Marie Alanes from Makersplace announced, that they submitted the community to the #The100DayProject

For 100 days, she is giving out an inspirational phrase to the creators of @Makersplace on discord every day. Then everyone has 24 hours, to submit a creation that fits the theme.

For "FUN WITH DOTS", I created "Dotted Journey", based on my painting "Journey II", which I shared with you here a little while ago.

In Photoshop I cropped the part I wanted to use.

original picture

Following the method described by TastyTuts, I created the dot overlay for my piece. I then made a group of my original layer and one with the dots. Added a mask to the layer with the dots and cut out three circles, so the unchanged painting in the layer below could be seen.

After I duplicated that group with the two layers a number of times, I changed the circles in each group. Then all the groups were reduced to layers, which I could use as a sequence of pictures for an animated gif.

animated GIF

Of course I was thrilled, when I saw that my piece was chosen as the winning entry for that day!

You can see the original GIF in my MakersPlace store

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Welcome back @reinhard-schmid, I always look forward to your posts and I hope we won't have to wait as long for the next one

The animation is very effective and adds a great layer of dynamism to your artwork

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Thank you very much for your kind words, hope to be more active again. Been very busy with a big portrait commission. Also, the “events” in February exhausted me to the point, that I lost all joy in being involved.

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We are just happy to have you posting again. Great to hear about your portrait commission, I hope you will share it with us when it's complete ♥️

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Great gif animation, so unique and well fitted with the theme:) Its been a while since i ve made a gif.. i must get back to work:)

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Love animating my pieces, adds a new dimension to my traditional works

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Impressive!! dot can be art material! What is this rhythem of the dots? amazing astonishing and wonderful. I haver never seen this kind of art before. Unexpected experience for me to make me moved. Wanna see your next work. I will be waiting for ~~

Thank you for your kind comment. The rhythm of the dots is designed to be random.

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This is really cool @reinhard-schmid and I am so out of the loop with discord (I uninstalled it) and maker's place (have every intention to get back on and share more work) but I'm dealing with a big buildling project, so that eats up the entire day :/

I'm happy to see you at it though and I'm sharing this one :)

Wow great work! I still have to update my makersplace store... :S

This is cool! I'm glad to see your work in nTopaz! =)

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idk what you use to create your animated GIF (myself, I only have the "cheap" version of Adobe Photoshop), so I rely on free on-line services. Tried many, and this one is the best (no ad or watermark on it):

I use mainly Adobe software... after many years of getting used to it, I'm reluctant to learn new apps :-/
Gifmaker looks good though, I'll definitely give it a try. Thanks for the link :-)

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