Well, my True Friend John (@johnjohnston on Twitter) is a GIFfriend Master who also likes to teach a computer how to make a GIF for you.
A recent experiment by John allows just anybody to just upload a picture and press a button and make a Dancing Jim one of UNCLE Jim (@jimgroom on Twitter) without any hard work at all.
I decided that I would try it out with a couple of pictures I had left lying around from when I did Heavy Metal Bands for #ds106 True Friends and also Movie Posters Without Any Icons from last time.
Here is what I made with John’s one-click GIF-JIm-Dancing.
“Dancing Jim – HippyMOOCSlaughter” animated GIF by @iamTalkyTina
“Dancing Jim – Apocalypse” animated GIF by @iamTalkyTina
Plus, because it has a special place in his heart, here is one where UNCLE Jim is Escaping from New York.
Dancing Jim – Escapes from NY” animated GIF by @iamTalkyTina
It sure is easy, but it makes the Dancing Jim All Over the World assignment already into an even easier one so that is only one star.
Which might be a short term save for you at the last minute on a Sunday night early on in the course, but it won’t stretch your real skillz, plus it’s not nearly as much fun as doing them the proper way.