GIFs (graphic interchange format) are an easy solution for short animations and have the potential to engage countless viewers across demographics. In fact, with the rise of mobile devices, animated GIFs have surpassed Flash animations—which are not compatible with mobile devices—in popularity.

In this 6-hour class, you’ll use Photoshop to create animated GIFs for websites, ads, and HTML emails. Explore a variety of animation styles as you learn how to hide and show elements, move things from one place to another, manipulate video timeline, and more. You’ll even add short video clips, and learn tips and tricks to create seamless loops.

Prior experience in Photoshop required, but don't let that stop you from creating dynamic content! Get up to speed through any of our available Photoshop courses, such as Photoshop Bootcamp and Photoshop in a Day.

What You'll Learn

  • Create animated GIFs for HTML emails, ads, and websites
  • Learn to use Photoshop’s Timeline to create complex animations
  • Use effects, filters, and video clips
  • Create seamless looping animations
  • Save your animations as animated GIFs
  • Learn tips & tricks for reducing file sizes