Adrian Bellworthy (adrian2301)

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GIF(t) Challenge Part 2 (New Year)

                                         "YOU'LL NEVER GET BORED WHEN YOU TRY SOMETHING NEW.
                                                                THERE'S NO LIMIT TO WHAT YOU CAN DO."
                                                                                                     DR. SUESS


New Year, New Scene.
New Render, New Dream.
With Cookies and Caffeine.
From the CG Cookie team.

The Challenge: Create a short animation in Blender (about 5 to 10 seconds)
Then use a free online gif maker to convert your animation into a gif. (I used


  • Use Blender
  • New Year Celebration themed.
  • Submit your result to the CG Cookie Gallery by December 31st 2021  23:59 US CST

You are encouraged to create a WIP thread in the community forum for review with the title Christmas Gif 2021 WIP.

Your WIP thread should consist of progressive images with a short explanation of the process at each stage.

Why a Challenge

A challenge rather than a contest because its for you to challenge yourselves and the knowledge you gained from a course to create a masterpiece of your own making. A rules based challenge to maintain consistency and fairness, whilst also maintaining safety to prevent accidents. A challenge to be the best you can be from the knowledge you have today, while striving to be even better tomorrow than you was yesterday. Most importantly, a challenge to have some fun.

How we'll rate your New Year Celebration Gif.

The CG Cookie crew wesburke , theluthier  , jlampel , waylow and special guest adjudicator and GIF connoisseur pkaron , will review and pick 4 Christmas Gif's.
Criteria to include New Year Joyful Celebration.

The 4 picks get:-

  • Featured across the Gallery for an entire week
  • Shared on CG Cookie's Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with the artist's social media accounts tagged
  • 500XP points

Make sure to add your social media handles to your profile.