In a new series of digital artworks, web developer Diana Smith ‘paints’ using only code, using only CSS and HTML. Smith has even made all of her hand-coded artworks available on GitHub for others to get some idea and learn new tricks.
The paintings are designed to render optimally on Chrome. Trying out the code on other browsers like Internet Explorer and Opera produces some unusual results.
i tried @cyanharlow's incredible pure css portrait in an old version of opera and well, the disclaimer wasn't lying: "so the live preview will most likely look laughable in anything other than chrome"https://t.co/fReKS0yCLz pic.twitter.com/MdPLNApQ2g
— David Zhou (@dz) May 1, 2018
And Netscape Navigator for the true romantics amongst you. pic.twitter.com/hO12KvVoJg
— Mayowa Tomori (@mdotslash) May 2, 2018
IE 8 has rendered a minecraft version. pic.twitter.com/g5GAfmLa15
— Richard Kotze (@richardkotze) November 5, 2019