# new gif technique

“George is dead, and Izzie is gone, and it is supposed to be you and me and Alex. And now nothing feels finished.”

If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, like Shakespeare wrote poetry, like Beethoven composed music; sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will have to pause and say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper, who swept his job well.’

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Some Yato eyes, practicing some new animation techniques.

The use of numerical simulations in fluid dynamics has exploded over the past half century with new computational techniques being developed constantly. Most methods involve solving the equations of motion (or an approximation thereof) on a grid of points known as a mesh. To accurately capture the physics, meshes must often be quite closely packed in areas where detail is needed, but they can be more widely spaced in areas where the flow is not changing quickly. An increasingly common technique is adaptive meshing in which the mesh of grid points shifts between time steps; this places more grid points where the flow requires them and removes them from less important areas in order to reduce computational time.

An example of adaptive meshing is shown above. On the left particles are falling into salt water. The colors show the concentration of particles. The right side shows the solid particles and the fluid mesh around them. Notice how the grid shifts as the particles fall. (Image credit: C. Jacobs et al., source)

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Beirand the Solitude smith has been experimenting with some strange new smithing techniques the last few times I’ve stopped by to sell stuff… wonder if I should try this too?!? 😳

It’s been a little while since I’ve shared anything I animated. Here’s a WIP for fun thing I started kicking around today. Trying out new techniques, blending my Photoshop with some After Effects.

This is my 500th League of Legends gif.

Thank you every one who’s ever interacted from the first gif set to this one. It’s difficult to calculate, but in total this blog was given over 500,000 notes in the year or so of active content creation, hitting a record high of 100,000 in a single month (most of the total are in the first year which was at least 90% of the techtonic activity)

I really appreciate every last one of you. Now, as always, the source video can be found here. And my entire gif tag is here.

Ashanna and Solas smoking all chill for my art trade with @destinyapostasy :D

Personal WTNV project, where I test out some new techniques, and illustrate exactly what I was thinking of at the end of the latest, worm-filled, vacation-beginning episode.

The entire class when I say anything remotely snarky/sarcastic to one of them.

New pick-up technique: Play it cool, body check her out of the way and hit on the guy instead.

friday night karaoke!!!🎤

Dave Strider: Reluctant Hero

this is the product of me learning new techniques on photoshop

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Carpe Diem.

July was an oddly busy month full of family time, catching up with friends, and work assignments. Not necessarily a bad thing but I did find myself in a weird funk for not being able to get back to this quickly. With that said I’m trying out a new strategy that I have to credit to @gregorydarroll. Each month will be dedicated to one unique style of illustration or animation. The purpose is to learn a new technique and really develop a deeper understanding of the tools I’ll use to accomplish this. For the rest of August, I’ll be creating simple line art animations using my Wacom tablet, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.

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Instagram: @creative.365

When you tried a new technique and it actually came out great!

Update on Tomoe makeup!! Tried some new makeup techniques to make my face look more anime instead of my regular contouring. Really happy with the result! Them fangs tho.

*thanks to @avengerofyourheart for this idea!!

91. “Tell me you need me.”

Bucky was irritated.

He watched from across the room as you asked Clint to train with you a little later in the day. Clint agreed and the two of you talked about a new fighting technique that you wanted to learn.

Bucky wasn’t a jealous man. That wasn’t why he was so irritated.