Featured Resources for School of Design
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Statista - finding market research and statistics
With the Google-like searching interface, Statista allows users to search for topics that you are interested in. It can usually return a list of dossiers, reports, and statistics with high relevancy to your searching topic.
Below is an example for the resulting statistical information related to NFT:
Author Jennifer Harder begins by providing a brief history of GIF animation before discussing its common uses on today’s social media platforms, as well as its advantages and disadvantages. She’ll then demonstrate how to prepare images using the Photoshop Timeline and Layers panels as they relate to GIF creation and how to transform graphics on each layer to create movement between frames. You’ll also gain an understanding of the ideal Export settings for optimizing quality and file size for online use.
Additionally, you’ll see how to create GIF animations from short video clips and master the use of Illustrator to copy created stills for use in Photoshop. Finally, you’ll explore other Adobe applications that can be used to create GIF animations as well as GIF alternatives for the Web.” – from the webpage.
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