It started with a tweet:
— Jim Groom (@jimgroom) April 22, 2016
Then Alan: Spinning Albums from Reclaim Records made this:
Which was asking for a gif:
This was a little quick and dirty, it used my original Dancing Jim from ds106 Assignments: Dancing Jim all over the world. I knocked it up just before bed time last night.
- Download video (I use YouTube downloader tool – Fastesttube!)
- Export some frames with MPEGStreanClip
- Import into fireworks, as layers and distribute to frames.
- Import gif 3 times an 1st, 10th and 19th frame
- Export to gif, bit of loss 256 colours
This morning I remembered a cleaned up version of the gif: August 2013 GIF Challenge #2: Dancing Jim All Over the World | I am Talky Tina and a tip to clean up further: He’s a Maniac! And He’s Dancing Like He’s Never Danced Before | de•tri•tus.
I grabbed that and:
Finally I though to add some music:
Having downloaded Minutemen – I Felt Like a Gringo from YouTube and pulled out a bit of audio, crushing to 32bps, with audacity.
GifMovie with my GifMovie Plugin.
If you can’t tell I love the connections in this #DS106 story.