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Just like the render pipeline — a carousel goes round at blazing speeds, produces stunning visuals, and may cause motion sickness if you are not careful.

Being a student of both design and development it sort of makes sense that I would find the art of web animation so fascinating. As a discipline right on the border between the two, the freedom in shaping an intentful motion has to be tempered with knowledge of the browsers’ abilities and limitations. The conflict can be frustrating to negotiate at times but also provides an engaging puzzle where the end result is likely not what was imagined in the beginning but has assumed a certain life of its own.

Or, perhaps all of that is just a vain attempt to rationalize the simple joy of making things go “swooosh” on your screen. …


Image for post
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Just like the render pipeline — a carousel goes round at blazing speeds, produces stunning visuals, and may cause motion sickness if you are not careful.

Being a student of both design and development it sort of makes sense that I would find the art of web animation so fascinating. As a discipline right on the border between the two, the freedom in shaping an intentful motion has to be tempered with knowledge of the browsers’ abilities and limitations. The conflict can be frustrating to negotiate at times but also provides an engaging puzzle where the end result is likely not what was imagined in the beginning but has assumed a certain life of its own.

Or, perhaps all of that is just a vain attempt to rationalize the simple joy of making things go “swooosh” on your screen. …

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