How To: Make a winking animated GIF in Adobe Photoshop

Make a winking animated GIF in Adobe Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make a winking animated GIF in Adobe Photoshop. Select a photograph of two eyes and duplicate the layer. Now copy the top eyelashes and paste them on top of the bottom eyelashes. Go to the eye drop tool and select a dark color. Then go to paint brush, choose a brush with size 1 and select darken in the ‘mode’ dropdown menu. Reduce opacity to 50%. Now darken the lower eyelashes as shown in the video. Then go to healing brush tool and select an area where the skin color matches the color around the eye. Paint the open eye with the tool so that it looks to be closed. To make it more realistic, go to burn tool and adjust the shading over the closed eye. You can watch the video for the full instructions.

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