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Score
4.67 / 5.00

Uploaded
Dec 27, 2016 | 1:16 AM EST
Category
Illustration
File Info
500 x 479 px
GIF
1 mb
Tags
night
winter
cold

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Author Comments

so cold yet so warm
~cool this got on the front page! thanks!~

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GuidodinhoGuidodinho

Rated 4 / 5 stars

It's really sweet that it's a GIF's but not really an 'animated GIF'. Just an illustration with a few slighty moving bits to make it feel alive a little more.

Noticed the steam from the cup right away, and thought it was a really neat little thing you added. Then I wished you'd put in some more little moving parts: then I noticed the blinking eyes in the window-reflection, nice.
Then I thought it should have some more things to make it complete, like making the water move/reflect the light a little, or should have some stars twinkle. Then started looking a little closer in the sky and saw you made the big star twinkle ever-so-slightly. That made it the cherry on the cake.

Have to say that I probably wouldn't have batted an eye on this, if it didn't have the moving parts (or didn't hit the frontpage): the line art looks rather simple, well-done though, don't get me wrong, but nothing that really grabs your attention right of the batt.
The animated parts just added a really nice and comfortable viewing tempo (if you know what I mean). It's like you don't have to look at the whole thing right away , to take it all in at once. But you first look at the steam: your eyes move to the right cuz you see the blinking, then move to the upper left corner, and look at the other details allong the way.
Simply put, it worked with the composition to make the viewer take a path to look over the whole thing. So it helps out, to have people look at everything put into it.

Would be cool to see, if you could take that concept a big leap further: like also putting in more little moving stuff in the surroundings, like having the water move or have the trees move a bit by the wind, or other little things you could think of. Though it would probably be tricky to time it all and have it all look seperatly moving in one GIF. And having it loop correctly.

Anyways, nice job! ';D


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MrRussellgroMrRussellgro

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This looks amazing!



tomektomek

Rated 5 / 5 stars

pretty cute mr cumboy



EternalWarriorV1EternalWarriorV1

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome



FirePowerXFirePowerX

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Defiently reminds me between Gravity Falls and Steven Universe!

I like the cartoonish background and character you did there, you really nailed it so well and its amazing.

I like the effects like that coffee/tea or whatever that drink is, you nailed the effect really good and its really suprisingly amazing and epic.

Almost feels like this should be on a series or something, and you have really awesome animation/art skills to create something masterpiece and majestic.

This is really the awesomest work i've ever seen and i feel like this is mostly top 1st of my favourite artworks/animations of all time, keep it up there 10/10!

- FirePowerX