Let’s Play! Making Doink.com Animations

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Jump on over to doink.com!  So far, I’m finding it a really easy and intuitive website where you can make fast animations.  I think some of my campers would love making these at home. And I’m keen to to develop some funny animated characters for my new website.  I only had a few minutes to figure this out and look forward to more exploring.  These are my first animations.  Each new drawing  helped me learn, gain skills and more fluidly innovate.  I look forward to shaping this knowledge into something cute soon.

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Here’s my first little animation.  A Bear!

I then thought to make another one with eyelashes!  Triangle cat!

I put a few layers together for this one.  Included text!

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Have you created anything recently where you show your learning steps?

If you create an animation of your own, share it with me!  (And teach me what you’ve learned!)

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Learn to Draw Intuitively in Three Easy Lessons

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I like playing with drawing programs on the internet.
I made this drawing (without a mouse) on my laptop laying on the sofa

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Wonder how I create this drawing? Go here and look on the bottom left hand corner and push the button REPLAY DRAWING.

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It’s possible to learn a lot about drawing from this site. Replaying the drawings of other artists in the gallery shows me how they built up textures, shadows and dimensionality.  It’s a fun glimpse in the minds and creative process of other artists.

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Here are three replay drawings that taught me some new techniques:

Headless Horseman

Sea Plane

Blue Ear

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I’m really inspired by my friend Connie! Her witty videos have replay of her genius paintings! She’s been painting big and intuitively. This summer she’s offering an online e-course called Big: A Fearless Painting Adventure. I’ve taken her Art Journal Love Letters e-course and it was great.   I really enjoy learning from her.

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I’m wondering what my drawing above, the Time Bandit wants to say to me?

Have you ever made an intuitive  paintings  or drawing?

Have you ever illustrated one of your dreams?

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