My son (14) is particpating in the ds106 course alongside me as part of his home learning activities. he is currently not into having a blog, or ressurecting his old one so for now I will post any contributions that he wants to share with everyone.

He was, at first, resistant to doing an animated gif, but as Tim (RedJerseyGiant) and I were working on ours he started suggesting some great possibilities. Tim hasn’t posted his yet but they are looking good. he is using our to publish his…

Here are three of my sons first attempts – all from star wars films


general grievous

general grievous gets it


endor battlescene

He used mpeg streamclip and gimp. Gimp is great for this as it allows you to import as layers, making it really straightforward.

he has some other ideas too so we may do some more this weekend.