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Code Breaker: Green Earth for Avid Cyclist & FOSS Advocate

This is a submission for Frontend Challenge v24.04.17, CSS Art: Earth Day.


As an avid cyclist and FOSS advocate, Earth Day holds a special significance for me. It represents our collective responsibility to protect our planet and embrace sustainable practices. With that in mind, I present to you a CSS artwork that captures the essence of Earth Day from my perspective.


I've created a CSS artwork that depicts a cyclist riding their bike on a winding path, surrounded by lush greenery and a vibrant sky. The cyclist represents the active, eco-friendly lifestyle that cycling promotes, while the natural elements symbolize the beauty and fragility of our planet.

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To create this artwork, I utilized CSS techniques such as positioning, animations, and creative use of CSS shapes and gradients. I aimed to create a visually appealing and dynamic scene that conveys the harmony between human activity (represented by the cyclist) and nature.

In this artwork, I've used HTML elements to create the structure of the scene, including the sky, ground, road, cyclist, trees, and grass. The CSS styles define the positioning, dimensions, colors, and animations of these elements.

The cyclist is animated to move across the road using keyframe animations, while the clouds drift across the sky. The sun glows with a subtle animation, and the biker pedals with a cycling motion animation.

I've also incorporated CSS shapes and gradients to create the various elements, such as the sun, clouds, trees, and grass.


Through this CSS artwork, I aimed to capture the spirit of Earth Day and promote the eco-friendly lifestyle of cycling. By combining creativity and CSS techniques, I've created a visually appealing and dynamic scene that celebrates our planet and encourages sustainable practices. Feel free to explore the code, customize it, and share your own unique take on this in the comment section below.


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Jess Lee

Thanks for participating 😃 🚲

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Thanks for hosting 🎉