Sydney-based artist Nancy Liang (previously) takes an unusual and multidisciplinary approach to creating whimsical looping gifs of star-filled nights. Liang begins with kraft paper cutouts and hand-drawn illustrations in her sketchbook that she transfers to a digital platform like Photoshop or After Effects. She then arranges her work in a collage and animates it, creating darkly colored, moving scenes that often focus on the natural elements of cityscapes and suburban life in Australia.

Vinyl Home Room Decor Art Quote Wall Decal Stickers Bedroom Removable Mural DIY

$4.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-1-2020 22:46:58 PST
Buy It Now for only: $4.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

12pcs 3D PVC Butterflies DIY Butterfly Art Decal Home Decor Wall Mural Stickers

$0.99
End Date: Monday Mar-2-2020 6:05:13 PST
Buy It Now for only: $0.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Liang said in an interview with Paper Darts that much of her inspiration comes from her habit of working throughout the night, something she’s done since she was a child. “While 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,” Liang says.

You can learn more about the artist’s unconventional process that combines programming, craft, and illustration on Tumblr and Instagram.