Animation in Photoshop

Many students don’t realize that they can animate in photoshop. It’s not the same as animating in Flash or After Effects, but you can create a range of movie files (from animated gifs to quicktime movies), without learning an entirely new program.
Try it!
Be sure to watch tutorials for the version of Photoshop you use. (The animation tools are slightly different in every version of Adobe CS…)

How to make a Cinemagraph

How to create frame-by-frame animations in Photoshop:

Create an animated avatar

In this video you can witness the power of Photoshop’s animation features…



Cinemagraph/Subtle GIF Tutorial

some in-depth tutorials…

How to make a Cinemagraph with Photoshop and After Effects (
Cinemagraph Tutorial (
How I Made a Cinemagraph (
How To Make Your Own Cinemagraphs: A New Take on GIFs (


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