Artist Creates GIF’s Inspired By Australia at Night

Nancy Liang combines illustration, craft, and digital art to create whimsical gifs of star-filled nights. According to the Sydney-based artist, she gets her inspiration from working at night, which she has been doing since she was a little girl.

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Rain in Sydney this week ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒง

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โ€œWhile most people are asleep, I find something very exciting about being awake. The night is quiet and still, and much like my thoughts, this inspires curious and mysterious urban stories out there,โ€ Liang said in an interview for Paper Darts.

First, she uses kraft paper cutouts and hand-drawn illustrations from her sketchbook, which she later transfers to a digital platform such as Photoshop or After Effects. Then she creates a collage and animates it, creating beautiful moving scenes.

If you are curious to see her work, check out the gallery below, or have a look at her Instagram profile. She also shares some of her creations on her personal website.

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@lostwoodsmusic ๐ŸŒ™๐ŸŒŒ

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Garden in progress ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿก

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Crafting on a rainy day

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