Saturday, September 10, 2011

Animated GIFs Friday Funny

Two Pandas Dancing
Image Source: http://i415.photobucket.com

The students in my ICT class love animated GIFs. There are certainly some very funny ones out there on the Internet.

An animated GIF can be made in Adobe Fireworks by making several image frame pictures, which then play one after each other in a continuous loop.

There are certainly some people out there making some very clever animations using this basic technique.

This week we are taking a quick look at some of our favorite mini animations.

Unfortunately the following GIF is a little bit on the small side, but it is simple and funny.

Cat throwing dog in air
Image Source: http://i693.photobucket.com

Animated GIFs can also be made by capturing a set of "stills" from a video, and then copy and pasting them into an image processing program like Adobe Fireworks.

Soccer Fail
Image Source: http://www.funnyhumorclips.net

The following animation is a real favorite of ours. Just the idea of putting Sadam on a tricycle is so funny, but then with added animation it is brilliant.

We especially like how Sadam starts pedaling slowly, and then the animation quickly increases to full speed. (To see this happen. click on the picture to open it in a separate window). Definitely a 10/10 animation!

sadam tricycling tanks
Image Source: http://i415.photobucket.com

This animation is simple but effective.

elephant squirting trainer
Image Source: http://askhumor.com

Here is another 10/10 brilliant animation. It looks very realistic, and would have taken a lot of clever work to make.

plane flapping its wings
Image Source: http://www.crazywebsite.com

This one is so cute.

cat playing guitar
Image Source: http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net

Here is "Big Cat" listening to some cool songs that Little Cat made and uploaded to Itunes recently.

leapord listening to music
Image Source: http://24.media.tumblr.com

Being a typical rock star "bad boy" type, Little Cat got into a bit of trouble with the law, and is currently on the run heading for Las Vegas.

cats in getaway car with chopper
Image Source: http://animationsa2z.com

Little Dog doesn't seem too fussed that Little Cat is missing his Birthday Party.

dog grinning with false teeth
Image Source: http://i415.photobucket.com

This next one is a brilliant idea, and brilliantly executed.

mini tramp on bush's head
Image Source: http://lol.com.pk

Here are a couple of animations especially for "Alexander the Panda".


panda rocking horse
Image Source: http://www.furrytalk.com

And another interesting Panda animation.

panda jack in the box
Image Source: http://www.totalleh.com


Finally, on a more serious note, here is a Christmas Card Animated GIF that we made here at Passy World a while ago.

Passy animated gif xmas card
Image Source: http://www.passyworld.com

If you want to learn how to use Adobe Fireworks to make your own animated GIFs, (with a complete set of detailed step by step instructions), then click the following link.

http://passyworldofict.blogspot.com/2009/11/animated-christmas-card.html

Well we better go and get ourselves a bit more animated, because we've got a lot to do this weekend.

Enjoy,
Big Passy Wasabi

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