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Create Incredible 3D GIFs With This Simple Visual Effect

by • October 24, 2017 • Experts Talk, Social FunComments Off on Create Incredible 3D GIFs With This Simple Visual Effect4233

Animated GIFs are everywhere nowadays – and while they are already very eye-catching, some creators are taking them a step further by creating amazing 3D effects.

When GIFs first appeared on our social media feeds, their slight animation and looping effect was enough to capture our attention amongst a plethora of static images. But today, as more and more GIFs are being shared across all social media channels, they have lost some of their “eye-catchiness.” So, creators have started taking it one step further – by creating amazing 3D effects.

It’s not about technology – it’s about design, and a surprising visual effect. In fact, all it takes are two solid-coloured vertical lines. These lines (typically white) create a visual effect of depth within the flat image. When the animated characters move into the foreground – i.e. in front of the vertical lines – they seem to extend beyond the flat image, and create the impression of a 3D animation – Thank you, brain!

Below are a few examples of particularly well-built 3D GIFs. Have you come across one that you really liked? Share it in the comments.


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