Arpit Agarwal
Published in
Feb 10, 2018


Enjoy the ride
Animated this while building — housing for digital nomads
Learning animated swinging loops from James Curran
Patterns 101 — Switched to using After Effects
Techno Penguin. March ‘18.
Create. A calligraphic frame-by-frame animation. March ‘18.
Tulips in the light breeze. Feel the nature’s vibes and stay calm.
Zomato — explained in 4 seconds. This is soon going live as the front page for all Zomato apps. Feb ‘18
An animated storyboard (also called an animatic) for the Zomato loop.
How the UI layout changes in different languages. Right to Left ←→ Left to Right languages. Jan ‘18
Left — Mandala Loader, making technology more cultural. Right —Design Systems, making design more central to an organization.
What a startup journey feels like
Coding Disney Games at Gameloft Studios, Mexico. 2013–2015
Developer Life. Jan ‘18
Amoeba Dribbble — Getting started with Adobe Animate. Jan ‘18
An e-commerce shoe store. March ‘17

Hand Drawn Animations

A collection of things I scribble on my iPhone and iPad.

On learning Mandarin Chinese…

Chinese is a pictorial language, it’s very effective to learn the characters by animating them.

Some fundamental symbols of the Chinese language and culture. Every day I came home from work and drew atleast 50 frames to complete each of these letters.
Left — Iterations to find the right Chinese master. Right — The master explaining Wu Xing — The 5 elements of the chinese philosophy.

On my first written article…

I want more people to learn and draw animations. I believe it is a very powerful way of expression.

I absolutely ❤️ how small small and simple gifs like these have the power to communicate BIG ideas.

On my sister’s wedding…

I drew some frames when I got time to touch that screen.

1— I had to learn how to dance on ‘Kala Chashma’, so I drew the steps. This made me actually remember them in a some hours. 2—Learnt how to play a Dholak. Didn’t know it was that coordinated. Wanted to save the sequence of the hands. 3—Train to Faridkot. My sister got married in a beautiful city in Punjab.

On winter festivities in India…

So much culture and so many lights.

Dusshera and Deepawali

On friendship and friends…

People who simplify your life (and complicate it at times).

1—Friends go through really random phases. 2—Friends randomly dance at times to run away the confusion in life. 3—Friends are evil at times. Like when they deeply stare at the last bite of your pizza in hopes of you offering it to them.
Friends can be really gross. They may sip starbucks for the whole day and then drool on their bed for the whole night.
But with friends you can throw frisbees around and pretend to watch Game of Thrones
Life is seriously more fun with friends

On Music and Dance…

Something that has the power to take you to a completely different universe.

On work and workplace…

Workplaces can be a enjoyable and annoying at the same time.

On human life…

The small and not so small things we do.

We set alarms. We use the toothpaste.
We eat out.
We clean our ears.
We scroll.
We tap buttons. We open doors. We throw things.
We Chill.
We Entertain.
We Imagine.
We get addicted.
We doodle.
We talk.
We Destroy.
We Feel.
We laugh.
We dream. We rule the world.
We change the world!

Thank You