October is the month of “Divtober”, where artists are challenged to draw different things using CSS and a single HTML element. Each day they get a theme to work with. You can find some nice works on CodePen, all tagged #divtober.
Here’s a small selection:
It’s like modern day painting, (ab)using CSS 😊
To get an idea of the amount of work that goes into making such a thing, you can watch this recording/speedrun by Álvaro Montoro:
As you can see it’s a lot of trial and error, something I wouldn’t have the patience for. I’ll just stick to looking at those works of art 😉
The bestest [sic] masterpiece I’ve seen so far is this one by Bruce Lawson: a red square.
If there's interest, I'm thinking of livestreaming how I make a green square using Pure CSS tomorrow. Next week, I plan to surpass known colours with their limiting "names" and go for the weird hashtag ones. It's been quite a journey, so thank you, #pureCss friends.
— Bruce Lawson (@brucel) October 27, 2021
Looking forward to the rest of the series there, Bruce! 😅