JAN. 1 (credit: arikwex, Reva)

Perfect loop / Infinite loop / endless GIFs

Examples of perfect loops on Giphy
TIP, use ffmpeg to turn a bunch of PNG frames into an MP4:
ffmpeg -r 30 -i "frame%04d.png" -pix_fmt yuv420p -movflags +faststart perfectloop.mp4

JAN. 2 (credit: Daniel Simu (hapiel))

Made in 10 minutes

Click here to find out how long 10 minutes take

JAN. 3 (credit: generetame)

Glitch Art

Wikipedia: Glitch Art

JAN. 4 (credit: Yazid)


JAN. 5 (credit: jenslabs)

Debug view

JAN. 6 (credit: Daniel Catt)

Steal Like An Artist

JAN. 7 (credit: Luca)

Sample a color palette from your favorite movie/album cover

JAN. 8 (credit: Camille Roux)

Signed Distance Functions

Piter explains how to SDFs
2D distance functions by Inigo Quilez
3D distance functions by Inigo Quilez
Wikipedia: Signed Distance Functions

JAN. 9 (credit: Lionel Radisson)


JAN. 10 (credit: Steve Pikelny (scyclow))

Generative music

Wikipedia: Aleatoric music

JAN. 11 (credit: Eric Davidson)


Wikipedia: Suprematism

JAN. 12 (credit: Devi)


Wikipedia: Tesselation
Wikipedia: List of Tesselations

JAN. 13 (credit: huminaboz)

Something you’ve always wanted to learn

JAN. 14 (credit: Melissa Wiederrecht)


Dictionary: Asemic Wikipedia: Asemic writing

JAN. 15 (credit: Jess Hewitt, Yazid)

Sine waves

Fun with sine waves: 1D wobbly noise

JAN. 16 (credit: Ryan)

Reflection of a reflection

JAN. 17 (credit: Andrea Diotallevi)

A grid inside a grid inside a grid

JAN. 18 (credit: Daniel Simu (hapiel))

Definitely not a grid

JAN. 19 (credit: Lionel Radisson)

Black and white

JAN. 20 (credit: Artefakt (Artefakt7))

Art Deco

Wikipedia: Art Deco

JAN. 21 (credit: arikwex)

Persian Rug

Wikipedia: Persian carpet

JAN. 22 (credit: Luca)


JAN. 23 (credit: Daniel Simu (hapiel))

More Moiré

Wikipedia: Moiré

JAN. 24 (credit: Daniel Simu (hapiel))


JAN. 25 (credit: Anna Lucia)

Yayoi Kusama

Wikipedia: Yayoi Kusama Image search: Yayoi Kusama

JAN. 26 (credit: Melissa Wiederrecht)

My kid could have made that

JAN. 27 (credit: Roni)

In the style of Hilma Af Klint

Hilma af Klint: List of works

JAN. 28 (credit: Roni)

Generative poetry

JAN. 29 (credit: Steve Pikelny (scyclow), Yazid)


JAN. 30 (credit: Steve Pikelny (scyclow), Yazid)


JAN. 31 (credit: Alex Naka, RalenArc)

Deliberately break one of your previous images, take one of your previous works and ruin it.

Alternatively, remix one of your previous works.


Big thanks goes out to all these people for contributing to GENUARY and generally being awesome.


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