Probably, it is difficult to find in our time a person who would not know what an animated picture is. Quite often it is used for screensavers on a computer or phone, in the form of an avatar, or even a signature on various forums. And on websites - as graphic advertising, banners, since a constantly changing picture attracts the eye, which means it can attract, convey the necessary information to the visitor.
So, what is animation? These are sequentially replacing each other pictures or, more precisely, frames. Usually such files have the extension.gif.
Can I make such a picture myself? An animated picture is a simple thing, and you can make it in just a couple of minutes. You don't have to be a computer genius to do this, simple skills are enough.
What does this require?
First, the presence of "Photoshop" or any other more or less decent graphics editor. It is with its help that you can process pictures - even out the color, background, remove some minor flaws, vary the size of the pictures. It is worth noting here that the images for animation must be the same size.
Next you need a program-animator. It is with its help that you can set the speed of changing pictures-frames. With its help, you can also choose the animation effect. It can be either a frame change or movement, flickering or blinking - it all depends on your imagination.
As you can see, there is nothing difficult in the process of making animation.
If you need an animated picture, but you have neither the strength, nor the time, nor the mood to make it, then you can always download the required one. Now there are quite a few sites where you can find various images for every taste. You can also find beautiful animated frame pictures there.
Where can these images be used? As already mentioned, as an avatar on the site (if, of course, this is allowed by the administration), as a signature. In addition, LiveJournal authors use such images to emphasize their individuality and special style.
Animated picture can also be used as wallpaper for your desktop or mobile phone. They always look fresh and interesting, emphasize the individuality of the owner. True, it is worth noting that an animated picture as a screen saver is not always a good option. On older models, it can significantly slow down the phone. As for the computer, there is also a certain inhibition in work. Especially if the equipment is not new, and the disk memory is full to capacity.
You can create animated pictures for your phone or computer with your own hands! They willunique!
Despite the fact that animated images have been pleasing us for years, they are still just as popular. They are widely used in everyday life. And all because of the ease of their manufacture and beauty. After all, you see, looking at a constantly changing picture is much more fun than looking at a monotonous static landscape. Happy experimenting!