10 Awesome HTML5 Canvas Examples
Written by Saran on January 20, 2015
Updated October 11, 2018
If you want to learn more about HTML5 canvas, look no further than these free tutorials - Let's call it Draw(ing Surface)
, HTML5 Canvas, the Basics
Really impressive HTML5 canvas demo fills the box with colorful animating lines.
This a mindblowing canvas demo simulates the movements of particles from an image to create a constantly exploding particle effect that looks absolutely beautiful.
Demo draws some moving noise circles to make a gorgeous circular art effect using HTML 5 canvas.
Abstract Canvas Visualization
What can I say? this demo is absolutely stunning to watch as the effect transforms into different shapes beautifully, while a complex math controls its each move.
This demo is about gently moving particles, seems like not much? just think about background images of your websites being replaced with something this cool.
Demo creates randomly moving stars on the canvas, and the connecting lines are formed on mouseover. Very nicely done demo.
Canvas Lightning WIP
How about nice lightning effect on canvas? Here's a demo that depicts real world lightning effect in action.
Rainbow octopus on canvas
Another neatly done canvas demo called Rainbow octopus, a colourful moving dots that form a circular octopus like shape.
Find your Mouse
An interesting canvas demo that tracks and points your mouse movement in realtime.
It's really interesting to see how HTML5 canvas is slowly taking over Flash over the years. Last but not the least is this another great canvas demo, that draws random curly lines as you move the mouse pointer. It was converted from a Flash project.