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Animated Gif Maker

Brush Ninja is your go-to animated GIF maker that simplifies the art of animation for users of all levels. With its user-friendly interface and versatile brush tools, you can effortlessly create captivating animations frame by frame, giving life to your creative ideas.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced animator, Brush Ninja offers a seamless experience, allowing you to draw, export, and preview your animations in real-time, all without the need for software downloads or installations. Best of all, it’s completely free!

Engage your audience, enhance your content, and join a community of animators - Brush Ninja is the gateway to unleashing your animation potential, making your ideas come to life, and adding that extra spark to your digital presence.

Getting Started with Brush Ninja

To learn how to use Brush Ninja Animated Gif Maker we have a complete video tutorial. More Video Tutorials →

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How to Animate with Brush Ninja

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brush Ninja free?

Brush Ninja offers both a free and a paid version. The free version provides basic animation tools, while the paid version offers additional features and customization options.

What is a Brush Ninja Animated Gif Maker?

Brush Ninja Animated Gif Maker is an online animation platform that allows users to create animations using a variety of drawing and painting tools. It’s designed to be user-friendly and accessible for both beginners and experienced animators.

Is Brush Ninja safe?

Yes, Brush Ninja is safe to use. It’s a web-based application, and the free version collects no personal information. The paid version collects only the limited information it needs to function.

How do I import photos into Brush Ninja?

To use your own images in Brush Ninja you need a premium account. Once you have this select the image tool, then the + button. You can then select your own images to add to your animation.

How do you start an animation for beginners?

To start an animation as a beginner, you can begin with simple shapes and gradually build up your skills. Brush Ninja provides tutorials and guides to help beginners learn the basics of animation, including frame-by-frame animation techniques.

How to create animation for free?

You can create animations for free using the free version of Brush Ninja. It provides essential animation tools and functionality without requiring payment. We have a short video showing how to create an animation with Brush Ninja.

Does Brush Ninja have onion skin?

Yes, Brush Ninja includes an onion skinning feature. Onion skinning allows you to see the previous and next frames as semi-transparent outlines, making it easier to create smooth and consistent animations.

What are three different ways to use backgrounds in Brush Ninja?

You can use backgrounds in Brush Ninja in various ways

  1. Importing an image as a background layer.
  2. Drawing or painting your own background on a separate layer.
  3. Applying solid colors as background layers.
How do you add sound to Brush Ninja?

To add sound to Brush Ninja animations press the small speaker icon under each frame. You can then select the sound(s) that will play when that frame is displayed.

What is the simplest animation app?

The simplicity of an animation app can vary depending on your needs and experience level. Brush Ninja is considered user-friendly for beginners. Other simple animation apps include FlipaClip, StickDraw, and Animation Desk.

Is it expensive to animate?

The cost of animating can vary greatly depending on your choice of tools and software. Brush Ninja offers a comprehensive free version, making it accessible for those on a budget. It also offers a low cost membership to add more advanced features. More advanced animation software will have subscription or one-time purchase fees.

Animation Glossary

Brush Ninja has a lot of features and tools. If you’re new to animation, you might not know what some of the terms mean. We’ve put together a glossary of animation terms to help you out. Animation Glossary →

Animation Terms

2

2D Animation

3

3D Animation

A

Alpha Channel

Ambient sound

Animation

Anti-Aliasing

Anticipation

Aspect Ratio

B

Bezier Curve

Bitmap

Blue Screen

Bone Animation

Bounce

Broadcast Standards

C

Camera Angle

Camera Shake

Casting

Cel Animation

Character Animation

Character Design Sheets

Cinematic lighting

Claymation

Clean-up

Close-up

Color Correction

Color Grading

Compositing

Composition

Concept Art

Continuity editing

Cross-cutting

Cut

Cutout nimation

D

Depth of Field

Dialogue

Dissolve

Distributed Rendering

Dolby Atmos

Dope Sheet

Dutch Angle

E

Easing

Emitter

Exaggeration

Eyedropper

F

Foley

Follow through

Forward Kinematics

Frame Rate

Frame

Framing

Freeze Frame

G

Ghosting

GIF File Format

Golden Ratio

Graph Editor

H

High key lighting

Hue and Saturation

I

Inertia

Infographic Animation

Inverse Kinematics

J

Joint

JPEG File Format

Jump cut

K

Keyframe Interpolation

Keyframe

Kinetic typography

L

Layers

Lens distortion

Level of Detail

Lighting

Line of action

Lip syncing

Low key lighting

M

Match cut

Matte painting

Montage

Morphing

Motion blur

Motion capture

Motion graphics

Motion path

Motion trail

Mouth shapes

MP3 File Format

MP4 File Format

N

Network rendering

Non-linear editing

O

Occlusion culling

Onion skinning

Overlapping action

P

Pan

Parallel rendering

Particle system

Persistance of Vision

Phonemes

Playback speed

Plot

PNG File Format

Pose-to-pose animation

Props

Puppet animation

R

Render farm

Rendering

Resolution

Rigging

Rotoscoping

Rule of thirds

Run cycle

S

Safe zone

Scene

Score

Screenplay

Script

Shot

Silhouette

Skeletal animation

Slow Motion

Smears

Sound Design

Sound effects

Soundtrack

Special Effects

Split screen

Squash and Stretch

Staging

Stop Motion Animation

Storyboard

Straight-ahead Animation

T

Time Remapping

Timeline

Timing

Title Card

Title Sequence

Tracking shot

Tweening

V

Vector graphics

Visemes

Voice acting

Voice-over Narration

W

Walk cycle

WebM File Format

Weighting

Wide shot

Z

Z-depth

Zoom

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