Google has unveiled its interactive Christmas doodle . On an estimate Google has created more than 900 doodles since 1998, and 270 of them were in 2010 .

Features

  • 17 illustrated interactive portraits.
  • Google logo is hidden in these set of portraits.
  • Will remain in the homepage for two and a half days.
  • Hovering over an image reveals the full portrait and clicking it opens a Google search page showing its details.
  • It took 5 artists and 250 hours to create this doodle – Micheal Lopez.
  • The scenes display drawings of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Russia, Buche de Noel, a Christmas dessert served in different countries, Santa Claus and his reindeer atop a roof depicting “Up on the Housetop,” a Christmas song created in 1860 and Indian classical dances, among others.

The 17 Illustrated Portraits

  1. St. Basil’s Cathedral
  2. Acropolis
  3. Buche de Noel
  4. Pierogi
  5. Great Wall of China
  6. Mt. Fuji
  7. Indian dance styles
  8. Sahara desert
  9. Chili pepper
  10. Oud
  11. Sydney Harbour
  12. Venice gondolas
  13. Nepal
  14. Chilean vineyards
  15. African kanga
  16. Henna lamp and,
  17. The carol – Up on the Housetop
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