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Muted, Subtle, and Slightly Eerie GIFs Animated in Sweet Pastels

Muted, Subtle, and Slightly Eerie GIFs Animated in Sweet Pastels

I can’t stop posting GIFs, not when the internet keeps producing ingenious variations on our modern-day animated art medium: these slightly creepy GIFs by 21-year-old French designer Guillaume Kurkdjian are pretty amusing. The muted pastel palette belies how subtly macabre or eerie each GIF can be– Kurkdjian’s little figures are constantly battling an array of...
Vivid, Energetic, Animated GIFs from Motion Addicts

Vivid, Energetic, Animated GIFs from Motion Addicts

The hiatus has gone on for too long– back to the blogging grind, now with some fresh new GIFs from the motion graphics duo at Motion Addicts. Their vivid, energetic GIFs are lovely to look at, especially due to the precise timing on each image: there small, subtle pauses and rushes in the animation that...
RRRRRRRRoll: Mesmerizing & Playful Spinning Animated GIFs from Japan

RRRRRRRRoll: Mesmerizing & Playful Spinning Animated GIFs from Japan

I know, I know– the internet already adores RRRRRRRRoll, but I still feel that this fun single-serving Tumblr deserves its own post here. RRRRRRRRoll is run anonymously, and it features only one type of movement in its clever & playful animated GIFs. Something or someone (well, its always the same solemn Japanese girl in every...
Charming, Quiet Illustrated GIFs With Perfectly Subtle Animation

Charming, Quiet Illustrated GIFs With Perfectly Subtle Animation

A few months ago, the internet was all aflutter about a wonderful illustrated GIF that appeared on a New York Times opinion piece about Amtrak’s Quiet Car– the GIF was a sweet and subtle animation of the train interior with muted scenery flying by in the windows. This GIF magic was drawn by Brooklyn artist...
More Trippy GIFs: Animated Art from Patakk

More Trippy GIFs: Animated Art from Patakk

I posted these amazing motion graphics GIFs from Mr. Div a few weeks ago, and it left me craving for more of the same, so I was delighted to come across these super trippy GIFs from Tumblr user Patakk. Each GIF comes with no explanation or fanfare, yet the effect is utterly mesmerizing in its...
GIF-ITTI: Trippy Street Art as GIFs

GIF-ITTI: Trippy Street Art as GIFs

Graffiti artist INSA started a series of GIF-ITTI (GIF + graffiti) recently, which lives in the odd but absolutely interesting intersection between real world art and viral online images. Each GIF-ITTI is a series of snapshots of a wall being painted and repainted to create a moving image, which is then uploaded as a GIF...
Selected: Clever Animated GIFs of Famous Art With Missing Subjects

Selected: Clever Animated GIFs of Famous Art With Missing Subjects

London-born Mike Guppy created this series of animated GIFs a few years ago titled “Selected“. With a little bit of Photoshop, he has removed the subjects from a few famous pieces of artwork, and cleverly added an outline of the “marching ants” animation around the missing subject. This is only particularly funny to those familiar...
9 Eyes: Astonishing, Unexpected Photos from Google Street View

9 Eyes: Astonishing, Unexpected Photos from Google Street View

9-eyes.com is a single-serving Tumblr site run by artist Jon Rafman which sources all of its images from a single place: Google Street View. Each photo is retains the familiar, slightly distorted panorama stitched together from the 9 directional Google cameras (hence the name) that take snapshots of streets and pathways all over the world....
Websites Made Of Nothing But Chocolates

Websites Made Of Nothing But Chocolates

What better way to advertise chocolate than to make the product website entirely out of the delicious stuff? Two different companies had the similar idea to launch all-chocolate websites, both of which use custom molds for every button, sidebar, and background of their respective websites. The concepts are indeed very similar, but the products and...
Silk: Enthralling Interactive Art and Desktop Wallpapers

Silk: Enthralling Interactive Art and Desktop Wallpapers

Silk is an interactive art site that does only one thing– with a click of a mouse, you can watch silk weave itself in luminescent colors across your screen. The colors and patterns of the silk change as the “silk” is being woven, which makes for a mesmerizing display. Just click and drag to start...