Moving Pictures

Explore movement through drawing and the creation of an animated gif.

Bring your drawings to life by creating an animated gif. Look at historical and contemporary artists gif creations. Then make one in your own style by drawing a series and then using a gif maker to make them move.

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Moving Pictures
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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.

2 Materials Needed

Drawing supplies, digital camera, stop motion online software or app

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 8 - 15

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.