Animated GIFs That Look 3D

#Art

Mon, Feb 17th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

On My Modern Met, Pinar brings to attention this series of animated GIFs that appear to have 3D effects. The trick, explained below, is as simple as it is effective.

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional effect is created. As characters and objects move into the foreground, they seemingly extend beyond the barrier of the image.

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