Episode 168: ZOOMING IN! Oct. 7, 2011

from Meet the GIMP· ·

The blog post image of the last episode was “recursive”, the image contained the image in it which contained the image in …… Bert wondered how I did it – and here is the video about it. For this blog post I decided to make a much more annoying recursive image – an animation. (Click on the image for a really annoying version ) To do this was way more complicated than I had anticipated before. Details inside. GAP (GIMP Animation Package) would have made the stuff a lot easier, I assume. If you want your image on top of …



The blog post image of the last episode was “recursive”, the image contained the image in it which contained the image in …… Bert wondered how I did it – and here is the video about it. For this blog post I decided to make a much more annoying recursive image – an animation. (Click on the image for a really annoying version ) To do this was way more complicated than I had anticipated before. Details inside. GAP (GIMP Animation Package) would have made the stuff a lot easier, I assume. If you want your image on top of the blog – make one (1000 × 288 pixels) and send it to me at info@meetthegimp.org! A big Thank You! goes out to the guys from the Białostocka Grupa Użytkowników Linuksa, who are donating the server for the Meet the GIMP video files. The TOC 00:30 Header images 01:40 Making a recursive image 02:55 Start with a screenshot 03:30 Screenshot with GIMP 04:40 Copy the layer and scale down 06:00 repeat until enough.... 08:20 Scaling down 09:15 Animate it - with a plan 12:00 Making layer copies 12:45 Scaling the layers 14:00 Aligning the layers 14:15 Measuring 15:00 Making a grid for adjustments 16:15 Really aligning the layers 18:10 Cropping away the invible parts of the layers 18:45 Scaling down 19:00 Setting the image mode to indexed 19:15 Optimizing for GIF animation 20:00 Exporting as GIF 20:10 Thank you to "Białostocka Grupa Użytkowników Linuksa" https://bgul.org/