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Below is a growing list of course resources, desktop, internet and mobile art making applications. Desktop and mobile application platforms will be introduced regularly and discussed. Collaborations will take place and artistic interventions will be expansive. New Media, GIF, Net Art Artists and online communities will be explored and shared here.

 

Articles & Essays we will explore:

1. The History of the GIF – via Giphyhttps://historyofthegif.com/#/timeline/0

2. A Brief History of Animated GIF Art Parts 1-4 by Paddy Johnson :

Part 1 – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-one-69060

Part 2 – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-two-78532

Part 3 – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-three-88928

Part 4 – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-four-104733

3. Popular Mechanics – Long Live the GIF – http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a21457/the-gif-is-dead-long-live-the-gif/

4. The New World of Net Art, 2013 for Art Newshttp://www.artnews.com/2013/06/12/the-new-world-of-net-art/

5. The History of the GIF – via Giphy – https://historyofthegif.com/#/timeline/0

6. Tech-Crunch – 30 Years of the GIF – https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/27/30-years-of-the-gif/

7. Net-Art.org – Website – https://www.net-art.org/

8. ArtNet – 7 Masterpieces of Social Media Art – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/best-social-media-art-1182398

 

 

Helpful Experimental Tutorials by Prof. Seslow:

1. NET ART Making – http://www.ryanseslow.com/a-how-to-net-art-gif-making-tutorial/

2. More NET Art Making – http://www.ryanseslow.com/to-howto-augment-reality-at-a-museum/

3. Process & Examples in Public Space – http://www.ryanseslow.com/howto-storytelling-a-netart-series/

4. Embedding to.be & newhive fields into wordpress posts & pages – http://wp.me/p5YSN2-HE

5. How to GIF a Static Portrait – https://www.ryanseslow.com/cuny-qcc-2d-design-students-gif-the-portrait/

6. Newhive Net Art Making to Screen Recording .Mov file out-put – http://art642.com/gifs/video-tutorials-with-newhive-quicktime-screen-recording/

 

Helpful Tutorials on the Web:

  1. How to make an animated GIF in Photoshop – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omdfcGYEqPY
  2. How to make an animated GIF in Photoshop from a Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgFU6zRxUZQ
  3. Creating an animated GIF with the Puppet Warp Feature in Photoshop – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tsq0b12JuOc
  4. Making Static photos animate & move – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmEcxGghzHE
  5. Creating Vapor wave Net-Art 1- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKokry41Ixg
  6. Creating Vapor wave Net-Art 2- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyt_87yCyNw
  7. Creating Vapor wave Net-Art 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ_ZT0Phfo4
  8. Professor Smith’s YouTube Channel of Awesome Tutorials – https://www.youtube.com/user/michaelbransonsmith/videos
  9. Dansky’s YouTube Channel of Awesome Tutorials – https://www.youtube.com/user/ForeverDansky/videos
  10. Terry White’s YouTube Channel of Awesome Tutorials – Subscribe here.

 

Open Education Resources (OER) for Content and Subject Matter:

(organized via – http://guides.cuny.edu/c.php?g=225386&p=1493709 )

Public Domain Images  Public domain images, royalty free stock photos, copyright friendly free images. Not copyrighted, no rights reserved.

U.S. Government Graphics and Photos

Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Images from the Library of Congress, now in the public domain.

National Gallery of Art  With the launch of NGA Images, the National Gallery of Art implements an open access policy for digital images of works of art that the Gallery believes to be in the public domain.

Digital Public Library of America The Digital Public Library of Americabrings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.

NYPL – The New York Public Library Digital Collections Archive

Flickr CC – Creative Commons on Flickr.

Gif Cities – Internet Archive

Internet Archive – https://archive.org
The DS106 Digital Assignment Repository – http://assignments.ds106.us
The Daily Create – http://daily.ds106.us

 

Desktop / Web Browser Art Making Platforms:

to.be – to.be

NEWHIVE – newhive.com

Click Drag Click – clickdragclick.com

Imgur – imgur.com

Pixlr (photoshop alternative) – https://pixlr.com/editor/

Glitcher – http://akx.github.io/glitch2/

Image Glitch Tool – https://snorpey.github.io/jpg-glitch/

c64 – http://c64.superdefault.com/

Mosh – https://getmosh.io/

Glitchatron – http://www.errozero.co.uk/glitchatron/#

Giphy – giphy.com

Gfycat.com – gfycat.com

Inkscape – https://inkscape.org/en

Gimp – https://www.gimp.org

OS X – GIFKR

Trianglify Generator

Trianglify Generator 2 

 

Mobile Apps:

Glitche’ – glitche.com

to.be camera – to.be/camera

Giphy Cam – https://giphy.com/apps

Instagram – http://Instagram.com

VHS CAM – http://rarevision.com/vhscam

Assembly Design App – http://assemblyapp.co

ImgPlay – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imgplay-gif-maker/id989843523?mt=8

Imaengine – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imaengine-vector/id599309610?mt=8

Ultra-Pop

Ultra-Pop -Infinite

GifVid (simple tool to covert GIF to Video, Video to GIF on the phone)

iColorama S rich featured image editor that maintains full resolution of images
Decim8 – Glitch
ImgPlay – Awesome GIF maker! Conversion to video, and video to gif.
Back Eraser – Great to remove background areas and make layers.
GIF Maker Create GIFs from a sequence of still images from your photo library.
Imaengine – Tons of filters, vector conversions, stills & video
Hyperspektiv – Tons of filters, stills and video

GIF / New Media / Video & Net Artist Influences – Links:

Kidmograph – http://kidmograph.tumblr.com

G1ft3d – http://giphy.com/g1ft3d

Scorpion Dagger – http://scorpiondagger.tumblr.com/

Michael Branson Smith – http://www.michaelbransonsmith.net/blog

General Howe – http://generalhowe.tumblr.com

Jessica Fenlon – http://drawclose.com

Mark Napier – http://marknapier.com/

Lorna Mills – http://www.digitalmediatree.com/sallymckay/LornaMillsImageDump/

Josephe DeLappe – http://www.delappe.net/

Giphy.com Artist Index – http://giphy.com/artists

Tony Oursler – http://tonyoursler.com/

Animating Transit – http://animatingtransit.com

GIF FIGHT – http://giffight.tumblr.com/

Encrypted Fills GIF Feed – http://www.encryptedfills.com/category/gif

http://cremaster.net/ – Matthew Barney

 

Summer 2017 – Selected Works:

https://drawingsformygrandchildren.com/pages/about

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