Moving Pictures

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

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
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.

3 More About my Activity

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.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

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

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

6 My Guide!

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.