A Gilliam-Inspired Animated GIF

Emily Roberts, a ds106 alum from Spring 2010, tweeted an awesome animated GIF she did today that draws its inspiration from Terry Gilliam’s Monty Python animations.

Image of Terry Gilliam-inspired animated GIF

isn’t that brilliant? I love it!

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4 Responses to A Gilliam-Inspired Animated GIF

  1. Tim Owens says:

    I used to love those great 2D animations in the Monty Python movies!

  2. anagahama says:

    You should ask what program she used for this, cause I totally want to try now!

  3. Emily says:

    Anagahama, I used a combination of Paint.net and GIMP, both open source programs. Technically I could have done it all in GIMP, but the tools they provide for chopping a photo up, resizing pieces etc. are more complicated than I’m used to. So I used Paint.net to make the frames, and GIMP to animate them.

  4. S2 says:

    Huzzah! Check out “Flixel” at the app store!

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