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Celebrating the Launch of GIFtuts+

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Today we're pleased to introduce the newest member of the Tuts+ family: GIFtuts+. We’ll be publishing tutorials and video training on creating gorgeous animated GIFs in Photoshop, Ulead GIF Animator and Microangelo. If you’ve ever wanted to freely learn how to create ornamental animated GIFs and impressive navigational graphics for Web Pages, now is the time to start! Hit the jump to learn all about GIFtuts+ and check out the newest site in the Tuts+ Network family.

We care about GIFs

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Creating GIFs is a topic that we often get asked about. Whenever we've published a tutorial on creating GIFs on Psdtuts+, like our Animated Snowman Tutorial, it's been very popular. We thought it was about time we gave this in-demand but under-served aspect of design education its own dedicated Tuts+ site!

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Here's a sneak peek of what the site will have to offer in the coming weeks:

  • How to Create Hellish Animated Flaming Skulls
  • How to Make a Slick 'Under Construction' Sign
  • Make a Blood-spattering Stick-figure Animation

We want to take a moment to thank our team of developers and designers for all their hard work on the new site: Derek, Fred and Ryan, thanks guys!

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Enough talk... it's time to get moving and visit GIFtuts+!

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And... our newest Envato marketplace

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  • Tying in with the launch of our newest Tuts+ site we're also debuting a new Envato marketplace to a select group of Beta testers. If you’re interested in making passive income from your GIFs – meaning you make a GIF once, then sell it many times – we have an exciting announcement for you.

GifHole is looking for talented animated/static GIF artists to help set the standard for a new online GIF marketplace. Envato (the makers of Tuts+) are developing this site for all those who are looking for quality GIF stock and those who want to become authors in this field and earn money by selling their work online, again and again.

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GifHole will complement the existing Envato marketplaces: ActiveDen, AudioJungle, ThemeForest, VideoHive and GraphicRiver.

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