Free as a bird

I wanted to make a gif today. I’d been reading about how to do this in GIMP, and a cold, damp Saturday seemed like the perfect day to experiment. So I doodled a little bird and scanned it to my computer so I could get two identical images. Then I drew a set of wings on each and coloured them both in.

 

 

 

 

After that I scanned them both back to my PC, cropped them in Paint, and opened them both in GIMP as layers. It was then easy to export the result as a .gif by changing the extension and there it is – one little bird flapping its wings.

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1 Response to Free as a bird

  1. dogtrax says:

    Thanks for sharing the process. Always helpful.
    Kevin

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