algorithmic modeling for Rhino

Animate the Squid

You can find here 3 examples showing different ways to create an animation using Squid.

Original definition made by Pieter Segeren.


Animate with

Animate by

Animate with

Here is the base definition made by Pieter, I changed it a bit to use only standard components (+Squid of course).

All of them have some pros and cons,

nonetheless the output is the same :

From this point, you'll have to use some 3rd party software to produce a gif file out of that png series. 

Please don't hesitate to post your animations in the comment section here.


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Comment by Kellan Shanahan on February 10, 2016 at 3:58am
Comment by Nenov Ivo on July 14, 2015 at 11:42am

So cool !!

Comment by Florent Torres on May 30, 2015 at 4:20pm

Really digging the pixels again thanks to the squid !

Comment by David on January 27, 2015 at 7:38pm
Comment by David Stasiuk on January 27, 2015 at 2:16pm


Comment by Andrew Cole on January 27, 2015 at 12:48pm

Ok, that animation is so cool. how did you the pathing on that?

Comment by Mateusz Zwierzycki on January 27, 2015 at 11:06am

If you have any problems posting an animated gif here, do the following : 

  1. Upload the file to 
  2. Copy the direct link to the gif file
  3. Create an image in your post
  4. Use the link as an image URL





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