9 Amazing Animated Street Art That Are Completely Mesmerising. I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It.
If you were to see these graffiti art in real life, you may not think there was anything especially remarkable about it.
But once you see them online, they are a different story.
In an “online meets offline” creative endeavor, British artist INSA layers several sheets of paint onto urban walls, documents the different stages and transforms the still images into animated moving GIFs.
Although the city landscape is altered by the graffiti, the final works only truly live when viewed online as a stop-motion, looped digital short. Hypnotizing to watch on screen, the laborious physical process is easily as mesmerizing — each hand-painted layer is instantly re-worked on top of the last in succession, building up colors, shapes and geometries into vibrant, dynamic and three-dimensional compositions.
Check out some of his mind-boggling creations below.
‘C’est la vie,’ Paris
This painting of 72 skulls against a colorful background is done in Paris. It took place over 2 days, with 8 layers of paintwork.
The skulls appear as though they make a full 360 degree rotation.