Flipbooks Using Photoshop Actions

by Guest Writer

Many designers and crafts savvy creatives are now thinking about cool things they can design for the upcoming holiday season. If you're a designer in business, a creative "gift" for clients and friends will add further pizazz to your identity and illustrate your abilities.

One very cool project comes from the age-old world of movie making. At some point, someone discovered that if you saw a series of progressive images very rapidly, they would give the visual illustion of motion.

Take a look at this video "Squeeze Me" by Kraak & Smaak, and then read this article by xtine burrough, coauthor of Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite, showing how to set up Photoshop's useful actions to automate a template for making a flipbook.

This free chapter is from Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite

Also see: Real World Digital Photography, 3rd Edition, by Katrin Eismann, Sean Duggan, and Tim Grey
Real World Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers by Conrad Chavez

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