AnimatedGIF Assignments (try random one)

Animate a Classic Painting

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Submitted by: Jack Hylan

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Choose a classic painting and animate in anyway you want. Make it move, blink, or add another image to make it come to life. Remember be creative and make it interesting.

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View From The Asylum

AnimatedGIF Assignment #1

“Van Gogh painted the view from his east-facing window in the asylum 21 times.”

I chose to animate The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh into a gif. I didn’t think I was going to put literal stars in the sky, until I began reading more …

Mona Lisa as a Classic Painting

Mona Lisa at its best.


The sky was orange. The water dark. The wooden bridge creaked. I heard the foot steps, I didn’t dare turn around. I couldn’t help but scream…. for ever.

Torture? Screaming for entirety seems like torture to me.. In Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” he captured this very idea:

The human forms …

Starry Night

I began by picking to Animate a Classic Painting…Starry Night.  This was by far the hardest assignment yet!  I’ve never even had to think about making an animated GIF.  I spent four hours trying to figure out how to get GIMP to work and export my working GIF…no luck!  …

Crazy Boats

Design Assignment #1: Animate a Classic Painting (4 stars)

For this assignment, I chose to use The Scream by Edvard Munch to animate. I either wanted to animate the figure’s screaming face, or the boat in the background. I felt like animating the boat would bring more attention to …

Graffiti on the Mona Lisa? Sure, why not.

Animate a Classic Painting

I absolutely love making GIFs, so I decided that it would be appropriate to make an AnimatedGIF Assignment. I kind of wish this assignment could also fall under two categories, but I guess it’s not that big of a deal. You can find the assignment here and all you have …

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